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Project - Black Button (21st December - Retired :()

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Mr T, 25 Aug 2002.

  1. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    This is my first attempt at modding so don't laugh too much. Its my good old purple button with a few mods. Heres some pics sorry about the really bad quality :( ill try get some better ones soon.

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    Mods Done

    Added Top 80mm Blowhole
    Added Huge Side Window (Still needs some perspex)
    Blue Power LED
    Painted "Purple Buttons" Black

    and thats about it so far but im looking for lots of ideas to finish it. At the moment im looking at making a fanbus coz ive run out of power supply connectors and don't wanna have loads of splitters.

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  2. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    I like the window .... nice and big :)

    How about painting the beast?
     
  3. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Yeah im thinking about that because theres a bit scratch on the motherboard side where it scraped on my desk :( Probabley paint it black but i don't wanna paint my drives :cries:
     
  4. jp82729

    jp82729 What's a Dremel?

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    Lookin' good. Just needs a cathode to show off that nice big window. :p
     
  5. KMS-oul

    KMS-oul You think you know me.

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    looks like its gonna turn ito a great looking machine.
     
  6. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Thanks dude :D
     
  7. Ninja_182

    Ninja_182 Enginerd!

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    Yeah as 'jp82729' said, you NEED some light in there man
     
  8. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Yup will do when i get the cash :(
     
  9. Asphix

    Asphix What's a Dremel?

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    You could always just stealth your drives.. paint the bay covers.. that way your not voiding any warrenties or any such thing. Thats one reason why i like stealthing drives so much.. you dont void warrenties.. theres no way in hell i would do anything to the 450 dollar dvd burner that i have in my system! WAYY too much money.. If iw ere to paint that or somethin it would be the same as someone deciding they wanted the paint the PCB on their Geforce 4 ti 4600 bright yello or some crap like that.. hehehe. Now my 40 dollar 32x lite-on cd burner.. thats a different story.. i would paint that sucker.. and i plan on modding it so you can see down through a top window i will install and see the cd spinning.. ( i forget what the mod is called.. )

    l8r
     
  10. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    UPDATE :

    I got my acrylic and tried to stick it to the back of the side panel with clear silicone but 24 hours later it still isnt dry :sigh: looks like im gonna have to clean it all off and start again :(
     
  11. mashie

    mashie The one and only

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    Strange, it should get dry in less then 24h. Did you let it dry in cold conditions?
     
  12. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    It was in the kitchen :( I think it didnt dry because it was sandwiched between the two so would take ages to dry. Im gonna try stick it with some good old car windscreen sealent :D that should work that stuff sticks owt :lol:
     
  13. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    UPDATE : The windows in and stuck and looks prity good :D

    Next just gotta get a blue CC/Neon, Tidy up power cables, and some black paint to paint the front inside fan cage.

    Oh and a new mouse coz this ones knackered lol :lol:
     
  14. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Just nicked the 16x2 lcd i wired up for my mate that he never uses anymore and mounted it in the window on the cd roms drives and its looking cool to say it was free :) ****ty cam won't take a pic of it though :(
     
  15. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    I thought it was about time for an update :)

    For chrimbo came a new

    Motherboard
    Graphics Card
    Ram
    PSU

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    (Old Pic With Chrimbo Hardware)

    so in they went and with a trip to maplin yesterday i bought one of these..

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    (Just need some AS3 now)

    and a load of bits to build a 12v / off / 7v baybus which a built this morning :)

    Im gonna try and borrow a friends camera and get some decent pics for you lot :)
     
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  16. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Today i got bored and added a 80mm intake in the bottom left hand side of the window as the case was sucking dust in from every little crevice. Gonna try and get some good quality pictures over the next few days so keep tuned ;)
     
  17. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Its been a long time since an update and now that im on study leave i have a bit more time to do things just have a lack of money to do things :( Today i started work on painting the whole thing satin black. Painted the floppy drive and a few blanking plates and cut a new piece of acrylic for the side window and cut a blowhole much neater than the last this one is actually round so doesnt require and beading, also polished the edges of the hole this time with my sisters nail buffer it worked wonders ;) I broke my baybus trying to take it appart to paint so its a trip into maplin tomorrow for some new pieces and maybe even a trip to halfords for more paint. Ill try borrow a mates digicam and get some decent pics at last :)
     
  18. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Heres some pics at last of the progress...

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    :)
     
  19. Lord_A

    Lord_A Boom baby!

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    Looking good there dude :)
     
  20. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Rest is going to be painted black when i get some more paint :) Thats when i can afford some more paint :(
     

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