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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: Codename C (update 26 August 2012) - Is that a Pi?

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Kylevdm, 30 May 2012.

  1. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    'Specially if they're of the nipple variety!

    --wait :eyebrow:

    You'll need them if they're of the nipple variety!

    --wait :eyebrow: I keep doing that!

    Coming along awesome, Kyle. I'm curious to see what you've baked cooked up with the Pi. :thumb:
     
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  2. Kylevdm

    Kylevdm The Mod Zoo Podcast Host

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    ....

    You worry me, the nipple variety although they may be "useful" in other situations, I cannot see a use for them on this case, so I will stick to the normal G- and Quick-Clamps!

    I however, am about to go on holiday! I have a 4am drive to the airport to look forward to so I am going to bed instead of editing images... I may get around to it at some point this week but do not count on it! Oh, but the case now has all 4 panels and the internal sheets of aluminium are now done!

    As for the Pi, I made a case for it today...
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I propose you build an LED control board called 'Cake', and a dial interface called 'Ice Cream'.
     
  4. Kylevdm

    Kylevdm The Mod Zoo Podcast Host

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    Sometimes I wonder...

    Well, another week another problem... The USB port on my card reader fell off, that's right it fell off! So I am going to have to wait a few days to get a new one! RAGE! The case is now black though....
     
  5. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    You jammed your plug in too fast, and pulled out too...
    You know; I should just quit.
     
  6. Kylevdm

    Kylevdm The Mod Zoo Podcast Host

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    Indeed you should!

    Sorry for the delay in updates but I went off to Lanzarote for a week on a family holiday which was a laugh but it was good to get back!

    So I am using magnets for holding on the side panel, cut out a slot in the aluminium angle for the magnet. They were spare from some kitchen cabinets that me and my dad made while we were still in Scotland.

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    I filled the open end in with filler, have I mentioned how much I love this stuff?

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    Now quickly glue the other side onto the side panel.

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    So this is where we are in terms of the actual case! Getting there!

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    Now back to the fan grills, it is always the details right? Painted and I have added some acrylic between the to grills, which will light along with the rest of the case.

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    I no longer have any work to do, so I will be finishing this case soon enough :D
     
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  7. mnpctech

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    Lookin good Kyle! Love your idea for the latches too :thumb:
     
  8. Pranja

    Pranja Blackwolf

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    Finaly-someone who used magnet latches. I was wondering if those could be used for side panel,but I was afraid taht they could not hold the weight. Thank you very much for doing it.

    Keep up the good work. ;)
     
  9. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Really a matter of how many of them you use. I once "fixed" a really warped cabinet door by mounting four of them.

    @KVM- :lol: I'm reading this stuff in your voice now.
    Cabinet magnets: Totally screams, 'Uni student modder.':D I should send you a milk crate 'chair.' One with a US farm logo on the side would really stand out from your dorm mate's furniture.
     
  10. Pranja

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    Thanks, Cheaps. ;)
     
  11. Kylevdm

    Kylevdm The Mod Zoo Podcast Host

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    Cheers Bill!

    The 2 would not hold if I did not have the acrylic there as well guides there as well!

    Do it, it can go next to the traffic cone I use as a door stop...


    So I have had a few days of iffy weather, so have not managed to get much painting done, and that is almost all I have left to do. However, for some reason I do failed to keep the garage clean anyway... :D

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    I left the plastic from the acrylic for the window in place while I painted the side panel. So the matt black is now down!

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    Got the matt black down on the internal panels as well.

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    And the main case as well!

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    OOO, more RaspPi! I have started making the box for the Pi, but more on that later!

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    If this weather holds out I may have another update for you soon!
     
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  12. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Awesome.

    I find that hard to believe. I rather like the mental image of a well-dressed British gentleman standing there with a cane and a derby hat holding his hand up when someone tries to drive into a construction area of the roadway saying, "I say... this area of the road is out of commission temporarily for repairs!"
     
  13. barry99705

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    They have to wear their safety derby hat when working with traffic.

    http://www.firetoys.co.uk/juggling/a-b-traditional-bowler-hats-orange.html
     
  14. Kylevdm

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    FTFY

    Well-dressed - Most of the time...
    Cane and derby hat - NEVER!
     

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