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Case Mod - In Progress Official Star Trek Case Mod: "TRICORDER CHIC" Listed on Ebay by Winner for $8,000...

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by mnpctech, 2 Jun 2011.

  1. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    Bill you did it again didnt you! This looks flawless as always, real professional work, just perfect!! Mod on my friend! :)
     
  2. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Oh good advice indeed :thumb: yeah I considered how well the packing would need to be to be safe for something like my current build & it's a whole other project needed doing :lol: but would be packed with some heavy overkill inside the case & outside so it could be thrown about without causing any damage :D, shame you have to go to such lengths but best to be safe even if it does cost a bit extra for packing materials & better courier service.

    End case looks really awesome Bill absolutely certain the winner of the case will be ultra happy :D.
     
  3. Korvus

    Korvus May contain traces of sanity.

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    Utterly fantastic case. Very cleanly done, and beautiful aluminium work :D
     
  4. Angel OD

    Angel OD Pump Killer

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    I very much dislike it! And that is in NO way because it does not sit in my appartment! :lol:

    Really really cool! I love the design, and the huge aluminum pieces is right down my alley as well! Sprinkle a great deal of nice craftmanship on top, we have a beautiful case! :)

    Now, as always, I shall sit back and wait for the next mod from your side! Thumbs up for Bill and the boys behind the curtains! :thumb:
     
  5. matiss

    matiss Minimodder

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    Absolut great mod and a great bow to StarTrek. Live long and prosper! (and modding!!!) :D
     
  6. Kojack51

    Kojack51 What's a Dremel?

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    Wow having the skills to build something like this by yourself is amazing. What an awsome case. Hmmm where can i buy a CNC milling machine for my garage.... :dremel:
     
  7. capmoq

    capmoq What's a Dremel?

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    How much does this weigh? lol

    Really nice work bro
     
  8. mnpctech

    mnpctech bit-tech sponsor

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    @AnG3L, Thank you for kind words dude!

    @Waynio, for Stealthlow, I'd want to wood crate that work of art!

    @Tech_Jakl, Thanks for tuning in and commenting!

    @Angel OD, Thanks Bro! I'm looking forward to next project and finishing my own :thumb:

    @matiss, Thank you! I wish I was going to Comic-Con, maybe next year

    btw: If anyone here is trek fan and uses twitter, I found this list today :D Star Trek Actors on Twitter, Listed Alphabetically by Name:

    Brent Spiner: @BrentSpiner
    Chase Masterson: @chasemasterson – verified personally by us
    Garrett Wang: @GarrettRWang – vouched for by LeVar Burton
    George Takei: @GeorgeTakei – Link on his official site confirms it is legit
    Jeri Ryan: @JeriLRyan
    Jonathan Frakes: @jonathansfrakes – vouched for by TrekMovie.com
    Leonard Nimoy: @TheRealNimoy
    LeVar Burton: @levarburton
    Nichelle Nichols: @RealNichelle – vouched for by LeVar Burton
    Simon Pegg: @simonpegg
    Wil Wheaton: @wilw
    William Shatner: @WilliamShatner
    Zachary Quinto: @ZacharyQuinto
    Zoe Saldana: @zoesaldana
     
  9. MSHunter

    MSHunter Minimodder

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    Your attention to details is great, but please tell me you made a faceplate for the card reader too. It would be a shame to have made such an amazing case and then have a "cheap" plastic bit showing.
     
  10. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    This actually looks like it came out of the original show, but just had a modern twist put on it. Well done Billl looks brilliant...P.S. I want one but you've only got 10 days this time..lol
     
  11. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Another awesome mod Bill.:thumb: Particularly like the 'chunky' alu. :D
     
  12. mnpctech

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    @MSHunter, it's metal, and David wanted it this way :thumb:

    @bulldogjeff, lol! I've been working on the 2nd all weekend... No more after this, 2 is enuf.. :D

    @Attila, Thank you!
     
  13. Blackwolf41

    Blackwolf41 What's a Dremel?

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    Looks Great Bill
     
  14. kier

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    :jawdrop: omg :jawdrop:
    You did it again. Do you have any projects that do not work out so well?
    :clap::rock::clap:
     
  15. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Baby oil? :worried:

    Hey, there's nothing wrong with the healthy expression of clean, pure love between a man and a consenting CNC'd aluminium PC case...
     
  16. mnpctech

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    Windex removes any finger prints :thumb:

    @Wolf, Thank you :)

    @kier, I'm in a situation where it has to work. Done several things that people didn't like tho, biggest flack ever was over the Yellow Hazard stripes on the giveaway case for Stompfest.

    ..and Looking back on it now, WTF was I thinkin?! :wallbash: .....If given opportunity to redo it, I'd give it a grimy and dilapidated biohazard theme, which would fit the stripe idea more appropriately

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Nutman

    Nutman Never stuck with stock

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    @Bill: Valuable info about shipping, there. Thanks!
    Oh, and it's a freakin' nice case!
     
  18. ColdzeroTeam

    ColdzeroTeam What's a Dremel?

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    Great mod Bill. Congrats :)
    i'm a precision freak myself, so i just love all that cnc'ed alu :p
     
  19. mnpctech

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    Thanks for tuning in and commenting guys! The 2nd replica case arrives at Maximum PC's offices tomorrow, where it will have a system installed and be given to David. I'm still waiting on the hardware specs.
     
  20. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Well, if they follow the retro theme...
    -Pentium II
    -4 gig Quantum Bigfoot
    -64 meg video card
    -a whopping 128 megs of ram!:lol:
     

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