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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: Blue Horizon - "MOTY" Nominee

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by riekmaharg2, 8 Jul 2010.

  1. Blooddrunken

    Blooddrunken In Flames we Trust

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    nice one :) I'm curious about the final position use and look at it's position of the angle block. :thumb:
     
  2. RonanH

    RonanH mod-envious

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    Sweet effect :thumb: I hope you're not relying on superglue for a seal on your leds though...
     
  3. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has started the PowerCore scratch build

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    More pics are coming tomorrow, you wont have to wait long :D

    No, I've used a combination of things. The LED's only just fit in the holes, and ive used silicone sealant in the holes, and superglue over the top of the led. I may also add a layer of filler over the top of all that too.
     
  4. LooseNeutral

    LooseNeutral New Member

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    :eeek:"WTF" alert!:jawdrop: THAT's cRAAAzzzy! :clap: I love it.:thumb: You better put the trademark on it! When do you start taking orders.:rock:
     
  5. brinkz0r

    brinkz0r New Member

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    Damn you beat me to it. I've had that idea for years, just didn't build it yet :(
     
  6. wejjy

    wejjy Active Member

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    That is soooooo original, Love it mate, this is my favourite project on the site, so many amazing ideas!!!
     
  7. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has started the PowerCore scratch build

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    Thanks LooseNeutral :thumb:, has their ever been a modder who sells parts they have used in their mod?


    I know the feeling it happened to me when I was designing this case.

    Thanks wejjy :D


    Today I started off by glueing the blocks together and priming them for painting. I'm only painting the back half though:

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    Here it is after painting:

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    Its quite cool this paint, its plain silver as usual but then at an angle it gains a sort of mirror effect:

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    I've left it for 24hr now to try properly before I polish the front half.

    In the mean time I've done some more wiring:

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    Its abit messy but it wont be visible. Heres the other side of the MB tray:

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    The wires won't actually go through that hole on the right, its just there for now to keep it in place.
     
  8. RonanH

    RonanH mod-envious

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    :jawdrop:

    this just keeps getting better :thumb:
     
  9. dream caster

    dream caster just lurking from out there

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    Just gave a fast reading to your thread.
    I like your design very much and you really get it done.

    Two questions:
    Where are you doing it?
    How do you plan to build and shape those curved corners outside in front and top?
     
  10. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has started the PowerCore scratch build

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    Thanks RonanH :thumb:

    Cheers dream caster :D

    1.Im doing it at my fathers workshop, which he uses to produce products.

    2. They will be sandcasted
     
  11. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    That block is amazing Kier, that looks the absolute muts when it's lite up...well done, it's all starting to shape up nicely:thumb:
     
  12. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has started the PowerCore scratch build

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    Thanks bulldogjeff :D

    Heres the completed angle block after some polishing and another layer of paint. There is a little notch in the top of the polished part, which happened while I was polishing but the roof of the case sits on that bit anyway so it wont be visble:

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    I also got round to doing one of the sides on the bottom of the case:

    First I cut out a peice of 10mm aluminium angle using the bandsaw:

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    I then used a stainless steel brush to roughen the sides:

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    I then glued one side of the angle to the side peice I made earlier using araldite:

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    I then repeated the processes to glue the side onto the case floor:

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    All thats left now is to prime and paint it.
     
  13. tkgclimb

    tkgclimb man it's all harder than it looks

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    looks sweet, man you're putting a lot of work into it, I know it will come out awesome
     
  14. LooseNeutral

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    Nice work. keep it coming.
     
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    It is just beautiful
     
  17. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 has started the PowerCore scratch build

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    Thanks everyone :D, stay tuned tomorrow for the next update.
     
  18. sc0ontz

    sc0ontz I'm a modder... I guess... :D

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    this is really what you call build from scratch! even the barbs are built from scratch!

    great job!
     
  19. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    You are messing with my curiosity buddy! Moooooar pls! :)
     
  20. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Cooooooool!:thumb:
     

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