1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Project HP-Resurrection II--- >Small Updates :)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Defyant Mods, 15 Sep 2004.

  1. Litecore

    Litecore What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    21 Sep 2003
    Posts:
    95
    Likes Received:
    0
    daaamn! how the hell could i've missed to follow this project? :duh:
    but hey.. better late then never. i just read the whole log and it's
    some simply amazing work done to that HP, sure got my attention..
    good move in changing the eject button to a round/oval one.
    looks way better now, in my humble opinion :thumb:

    keep it up, this is a great case. MOD ON ! :dremel:
     
  2. nicke

    nicke What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    17 Jun 2004
    Posts:
    152
    Likes Received:
    0
    loooking good!
     
  3. Defyant Mods

    Defyant Mods Multimodder

    Joined:
    14 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    1,249
    Likes Received:
    730
    thanx again guys!!! :D :D appreciate the positive feedback

    today i wanted to get some more work done on the LCD mod, the idea was to make the whole assembly part of the side panel.

    Meaning that the circut board, power inverter and wiring would all be monted to the back of the unit (inside the case)

    For this i'd have to make a rear protection panel. and of course outa clear plexi :)


    Constructing the mod as a single unit will make it easier to work on the case , as it will simply be part of the side panel.


    First up was to mark holes in the back panel


    and mesure for the custom clear plexi spacers i was going to have to hand-make.

    Once the spacers and my fingers were filed down to the right size , next was to cut /drill sand and buff what will become the back protection panel

    Next was time to assemble the unit using the spacers, chrome screws and bolt thru all 3 sections.



    [​IMG]


    once the rear was assembled next was to then bolt the asseble to what will be the side plexi window.

    This time Clear plexi screws are used. tightened to create a sandwich effect that locks the LCD panel between the 2 panels.

    cheers


    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: 14 May 2005
  4. coorz

    coorz Miffed

    Joined:
    25 Apr 2003
    Posts:
    1,382
    Likes Received:
    2
    Remarkable modding stuff :clap:
     
  5. broots

    broots What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    24 Sep 2003
    Posts:
    77
    Likes Received:
    0
    Truely awesome work, man! :D
    What would steel washers look like combined with the clear screws? Just a thought..
    You really should get a large lcd/display for the front of the case.. :naughty:
     
  6. Morpheon

    Morpheon What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    21 Aug 2003
    Posts:
    107
    Likes Received:
    0
    You have an awesome, clean, and professional style to your mods...truly great.....

    I just wanted to make humble suggestion...While I love the LCD mod with blue el wire...the el wire looks a bit....less clean then every thing else you have with such clean and perfect edges...

    To make it look really great you could get the "Frosted Glass" spray "paint" for Home Depot or Lowes and paint the glass tubing encasing the el wire....this would give the look you are going for and hide the "wiggly" look of the el wire....In fact it would really give an awesome blue glow to the whole thing :cooldude: ....

    Let me know what you think even its just to say "that sucks" hahaha
    :thumb:

    Keep modding man Awesome STUFF!! :dremel: :dremel: :dremel:

    Morpheon
     
  7. G4m3R_X3r0

    G4m3R_X3r0 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    446
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hey, Morphs kinda got a point, that would look cool, but also on a side note, doesn't putting an LCD on the window, kinda counter the idea of a window in the first place??
     
  8. Providence

    Providence What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    23 Jan 2004
    Posts:
    282
    Likes Received:
    1
    The purpose of the window is to show off the work under the "skin" of the case. There are many purposes. His purpose is that his old side panel had the window in it and plexiglass would make a great mount for his LCD.

    If you're that worried about it, I'm sure he could take a picture of the inside and use it as the background on the LCD :p

    I agree with the EL-wire comment, everything else is done so well but the EL wire throws it off by being "wiggly." If you could somehow change it or mask it with the frosted glass technique it might look pretty smooth.
     
  9. Defyant Mods

    Defyant Mods Multimodder

    Joined:
    14 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    1,249
    Likes Received:
    730
    thanx Prov :) thats exactly right, :thumb: im going to try the EL Light tube mod one more time, see if i can get it to feed thru streight, if not i agree with you guys and will scrap the idea.

    I like the idea of the frosted tube, but the theme of the case is as much clear plexi as possible.

    I've seen similar "solid" tubes of the clear plexy! might play with the idea of bending some of that, putting an LED at one end and seeing how that lights up.

    Thanx for all the ideas and comments guys i am reading :) :)
     
  10. The Lost Monk

    The Lost Monk What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    16 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    158
    Likes Received:
    0
    looks Sweet, Keep up the good work :thumb:
     
  11. G4m3R_X3r0

    G4m3R_X3r0 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    446
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ok I didn't say i was worried about, it, i just was curious. :p back at ya!

    Def, I thought of an idea instead of using EL Wire, why not try EL Strip??
    http://www.svc.com/ellightedstrip.html I found this, i think it would help clean up the wavy look, just a thought.
     
  12. Defyant Mods

    Defyant Mods Multimodder

    Joined:
    14 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    1,249
    Likes Received:
    730
    G4m3R_X3r0 yOu RoXXoRs!!!!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    thanx verymuch mate!! if i keep it flat and bend it as well it will be perfect.

    Cheers
     
  13. Go4t

    Go4t i

    Joined:
    13 Dec 2003
    Posts:
    939
    Likes Received:
    1
    does that link take anyone else to microsoft.com? :confused:
     
  14. TMM

    TMM Modder

    Joined:
    12 Jan 2004
    Posts:
    3,227
    Likes Received:
    2
  15. ¿þŘΩĐĮĢΫ?

    ¿þŘΩĐĮĢΫ? What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    13 Jun 2004
    Posts:
    614
    Likes Received:
    0
  16. TomboyMS

    TomboyMS What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    6 May 2004
    Posts:
    43
    Likes Received:
    0
    Great work, man. I love the simple yet ingenius techniques you use in this mod. I also like the way you salvage old leftover parts and incorporate them perfectly. Keep it up. :thumb:
     
  17. Nexxo

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

    Joined:
    23 Oct 2001
    Posts:
    34,540
    Likes Received:
    1,928
    That is so good it should be X-rated... :D Great attention to detail, original ideas... can;t wait to see more! :clap:
     
  18. G4m3R_X3r0

    G4m3R_X3r0 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    446
    Likes Received:
    0
    Thank you, thank you, I know i'm great! J/k NP dude, yeah i come up with a good idea everynow and then so yeah. Can't wait to see it!!
     
  19. SMOVE

    SMOVE What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    17 Apr 2004
    Posts:
    199
    Likes Received:
    0
    really awesome mod!!!

    I like what you made out of that ugly hp case :)
     
  20. -Enforcer-5716M4

    -Enforcer-5716M4 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    1 Sep 2004
    Posts:
    174
    Likes Received:
    0
    I bet that you've written this earlier in this thread, but: where do you get those acrylic spacers?
     

Share This Page