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Scratch Build – In Progress PC Cabinet Painted and custom MSI dragon Installed

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Imfaceroll, 4 Sep 2014.

  1. Bartacus

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    Wow, great work man!! Love them dragons. :) Watching the youtube video now!
     
  2. Imfaceroll

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    Thank you man, I appreciate the feedback =) there were a few broken dragons due to the shape of it, but it all worked out in the end =)
     
  3. Imfaceroll

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    I am also planning on painting the sheet metal dragon black =)
     
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    Yea I cannot wait to record some game footage on it aswell =)
     
  5. Imfaceroll

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    Cabinet painted =)

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    Hey everyone, I finally got around to painting the cabinet a nice matte black colour. My MSI dragon has also been stuck onto the side of the cabinet and it looks great.

    All that is left to do is:

    1. Install components
    2. Drill two 13mm holes for my tubing to route through up to the top shelf
    3. Screw in my radiator mounts and PSU mount
    4. Attach custom 5.25' box to cabinet and make plexi window for res cover
    5. Bend the acrylic tubing
    6. Connect wires
    7. Fill the loop/leak test
    8. Overclock
    9. GET SOME GAMING HAPPENING

    Here is where the cabinet is at.

    I have installed my water blocks kindly supplied by EK Water Blocks.

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    As a few of you may know, my desk PC was painted in my dads spray booth at work. This time It was painted in our garage with the air spray gun. The paint job turned out amazing.

    Here is the prep work:

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    The images below were taken with my phone son I apologise for the bad quality. These were taken just after the paint work was finished.

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    The paint finally dried and i was able to install the MSI dragon. I Glued the metal and the red acrylic dragon together then glued the dragon to the side of the cabinet.

    Here is how the paint work and dragon turned out, It looks amazing:

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    This is the cabinet up to date. Next update i hope to have all of the components installed and hopefully some of the acrylic tubing installed.
    Thank you for showing some interest in the build and let me know what you think =)

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  6. Imfaceroll

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    Thank you everyone =)
     
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    Cabinet PC progress video 2

    Hey everyone, as promised i have made a progress update 2 video for the cabinet PC. The third video will be out shortly and it looks amazing so please check them out.

     
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    Components installed

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    Hey everyone, I am back from a nice holiday and I have installed most of my components into the cabinet. Instead of me talking how about I just show you some images =)

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    Thank you everyone for the kind support, i hope to have the build filled with liquid in the next update.

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  9. Imfaceroll

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    Thanks everyone for the kind comments =)
     
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    third progress video is up

    My third progress video is up, check it out

     
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    final photos

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    Hey everyone, the MSI gaming cabinet is finally complete. Sorry it took a while, there were a few issues going on at home which caused the delay. I'm glad to be back into it and i plan on sharing some more close up photos, night shots and shots of this beast powered on. I will also release a final video for you guys.

    Now for some pictures, i hope you all enjoy, i have a few more cable combs on their way to make those cables look even neater.

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    and of course we need a picture of the Photographer/girlfriend with the cabinet =)

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    Thank you for all the support guys, i hope you enjoyed this project as much as i did. A huge thank you to my sponsors and please stick around for them close up shots, night shots and the final video for the build =)

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    The final complete Build

    Here is the final progress on the build, thank you for following this every step of the way, thank you to our sponsors for helping us out, it is greatly appreciated. Stay tuned for another up and coming build.

     

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