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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: OSIDIAS - Carbon fiber and 3D printed SFF (Jan. 2, 2020)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by craigbru, 2 Jun 2010.

  1. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Lol, it's appropriate. I'm just waiting for the photoshops to appear...

    I am watercooling, but I've got something way cooler than the Koolance unit... :D

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  2. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    Thats some very interesting and nice looking equipment there bro! Cant wait to see what you up too! ;)
     
  3. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Thanks Alex. I've been sitting here with the hardware for a year. It's about time I put it to use!
     
  4. murtoz

    murtoz Busy procrastinating

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    +111
     
  5. jesterod

    jesterod What's a Dremel?

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    tho its a comp in a comp in a comp there's 3 in this system =p
     
  6. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Lol. :D

    If I could possibly justify a 4th, I'd find room for it... :worried:
     
  7. shah

    shah Minimodder

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    Craig you need to go easy on the numbers here. One comp is enough while you are having 3 in one case with water cooling. :thumb:
     
  8. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    I couldn't possibly find an excuse for another. I've got no idea what it would do! Lol. I just like taking the attitude that if I wanted another, I'd find a way to make it work. :D
     
  9. murtoz

    murtoz Busy procrastinating

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    Why don't you add a dual socket CAD workstation so you can use that to design your next SFF system the size of a pint of milk containing at least 6 pc's?
     
  10. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Dual socket matx? I'd be all over that...
     
  11. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    Maybe you have mentioned this before, but have you see that Texalium stuff, do you know how strong it is compared to regular CF? And what about the kevlar/carbon hybrid strength?


    I am looking at building a new gun stock and originally wanted to buy a milling machine and make it out of aluminum. But I have decided to make it out of wood but need to wrap it in carbon fiber to keep it from breaking from being very thin in some high stress areas.

    I was thinking of using one of these fabrics

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Carbon-Fiber-Cl...tem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19b8da5bda

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Carbon-Fiber-Cl...tem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c0be7fadc

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Carbon-Fiber-Cl...tem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c144670b0

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Carbon-Fiber-Cl...tem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c144670a0



    sorry for offtopic, but you seem very knowledgable in this. :D
     
  12. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Texalium is heavier and not as strong as carbon fiber, but it is stronger than fiberglass. The carbon fiber/Kevlar blend is also not as strong as 100% carbon fiber. It's slightly heavier, and has more of a flex to it. However, the Kevlar blend would be more forgiving of impacts, meaning it's less prone to shattering. So, if you want absolute rigidity, then use straight CF. If you want something that can take hard hits, then a Kevlar blend is better. In reality though, any of the 3 fabric types you mentioned are incredibly strong, and would take a whole lot of abuse.
     
  13. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    thanks! how many layers would you think I would need to add some strength to the wood?

    I'm not worried about it breaking during use, but during transport. I have read of aluminum gun stocks breaking during transport.
     
  14. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    6 layers makes for about 2mm in thickness. I'd go no less than 3 or 4.
     
  15. barry99705

    barry99705 sudo rm -Rf /

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    You need another nano-itx machine to run smoothwall for an inbuilt firewall. :rock:
     
  16. shah

    shah Minimodder

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    :nono: don't give him any ideas :D
     
  17. barry99705

    barry99705 sudo rm -Rf /

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    Cheaps started it..... :worried:
     
  18. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    No I didn't. I know nothing of using a computer to control your computer.:p
     
  19. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Lol, you guys are terrible. Do you know how susceptible I am to crazy ideas? I'd have to switch to a single 120mm radiator on top, then I could move the pico up there. Then I could actually have room for a nano-itx board on the bottom where the pico originally was. And then.... Oh wait, I could probably have room for the pico and then maybe even some 2.5" hot swap bays in the back... And then... :hehe:
     
  20. Shadow703793

    Shadow703793 What's a Dremel?

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    Nice work m8. Anyways, just wanted to let you know, I started my case, the frame is done and I just layered some polycarb with some fiberglass for reinforcement (for the base; did fiberglass cause I had it on hand and I didn't want the tray break) about 10 minutes ago. Gonna order some CF some time this week along with making a project log here. Thanks for the help with the CF.
    PS:
    @OP:
    Have you seen/heard/used these? http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=450&
    http://www.tapplastics.com/info/illusionfilm.php?
     

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