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Scratch Build – In Progress New basic HTPC - 31-Dec-2014 complete

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Waynio, 16 Dec 2014.

  1. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Thanks Bartacus. :)

    Ordered some 2mm sheet alu & 1mm perforated sheet alu.

    So yeah, revised panel is a go go, depending on delivery time I hope to complete it before 2015. :D
     
  2. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    New front, couldn't wait for the perforated aluminum with wanting it done by 2015 so went with the chunky brass hex mesh. :D

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    All the best for 2015. :)
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Quit showing off your delicious free brass mesh!:lol:
    -Nah. It works great.
     
  4. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    :D Thanks cheaps. :)
     
  5. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Yeah, that panel is lovely. :thumb:
     
  6. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Thanks Attila, been checking your site & it runs faster than it did & nice workshop upgrade but when are you posting your new project?, looks awesome. :D


    Installed it. :D
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    And thats it done.
     
  7. storm-83

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    the new front panel is a great improvement - and it looks very "waynio industries" TM - esque

    but if i were you, i think i would put some black nylon stocking, or something, behind the brass to prevent dust from overtaking your whole case...
     
  8. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    ooooooooooooooo. that is really nice mate.
     
  9. Meelobee

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    Oh wow that's so much better than the previous front. The hex mesh is awesome, it makes the front 'pop' out. Very nice, when do these go into production?! :D
     
  10. shinji2k

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    Looks great! I'm envious of your skill with a scroll saw.
     
  11. Razer2007

    Razer2007 Building Proxima

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    Ridiculously neat and sexy. Lovely new front panel and the mesh works great!
     
  12. Kerroin

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    That build was quick!

    I don't know if the perforated mesh would have rendered better than that brass hex.

    Great work!
     
  13. onevoicewild

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    I want chunky brass mesh, That panel looks great.
     
  14. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Thanks storm, I have an air compressor, makes quick work of cleaning computers. :D

    Thanks Jeff. :)

    :D Thanks Meelobee & man I could do with making some money, always broke, just switched from smoking to vaping & thinking I'm willy wonka making my own juices. :lol:

    Thanks shinji, I'm gutted, I feel totally up for making things but really not enthused to design, hopefully I'll snap out of it & get a design on the go soon. :)

    Thanks Razer. :)

    Thanks Kerroin, the brass hex looks good but I think regular perforated alu painted black would have been better, the design gets lost at some angles with the brass.

    :D Nice big sheet for free, thanks one. :D




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    Right now I'm happy with this HTPC so I'm pretty content & it'll probably be while until my next project, design wise I'm just not enthused at the moment.
     
  15. voigts

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    Very nice Wayne. That front panel with the brass hex looks really slick.
     
  16. Zoyadog

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    Wow thats beautiful :D very impressive!
     
  17. TATH

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    Having the making of a mediacenter a long time on my mind.

    Nice skills and tools you have. ( ha ha also nice build) .

    Mayby when i have more time i am gona build me one.
     
  18. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Thanks voigts. :)

    Thanks Zoyadog. :)

    Thanks TATH, nice to have a dedicated HTPC. :)
    It's running nicely, can do google sketchup on it & run emulators well & it's virtually silent & costing far less to run than an all rounder rig which is good since it's nearly always on, happy happy, joy joy. :D
     

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