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Case Mod - In Progress Project Panzerbox Mod: Tribute to Wolfenstein

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by CustomPCMAX, 2 Apr 2009.

  1. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    NZXT supplied me that very same PSU for use in the Rogue. It's certainly a very nice unit, although it doesn't get much exposure. Props to Johnny H. and crew for all their support here as well. I can tell you from first hand experience, they are really pushing to bring innovation to the market.
     
  2. CustomPCMAX

    CustomPCMAX Computer Geek

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    Not much of an update, but me and Bill decided to pop open the NZXT PSU and see what makes it tick.

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    It is heavy, pack with power and has a 120mm cooling fan.
     
  3. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Quality PSU you got there, can't wait for more update shots.
     
  4. mnpctech

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    We may paint the PSU shell matte black to match the chassis. Speaking of paint, Brad Galvin started on the panel logo today

    Scuffing the paint surface first, with red scotch brite pad, to promote adhesion
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    Applying Masking Film
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    Tracing logo template onto masking film with tranfser paper (art supply store)
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    Outline of the logo template transfered onto masking film
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    Using Excato Knife to cut out the logo
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  5. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Now the fun can begin lol.
     
  6. Kenny_McCormick

    Kenny_McCormick Minimodder

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    Those hands talk for themselves XD
     
  7. mnpctech

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    The first stage of paint will be marbelizing the logo, this will give the surface a cracked and weathered look

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    Apply sheet of "Saran Wrap" over clear base coat. Allow to sit for 1 minute before peeling off. You get a cracked effect, this is refered to as a Marbelized effect, you can do it over paint too, it's especially cool with candy colors, it was first created by Jon Kosmoski in 60s, the wizard behind House of Kolor paints, fyi: his paint shop is 1 block from our studio.

    Like anything else, it takes lots of practice. Brad has 16 yrs experience painting, so Always try it on a test piece first!

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  8. mnpctech

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    Wolfenstein logo after peeling off Saran Wrap

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  9. La carotte d l'o

    La carotte d l'o What's a Dremel?

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    That really is a nice effect.
     
  10. tominated

    tominated What's a Dremel?

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    great work there bill. looking awesome.
     
  11. mnpctech

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    Props go to mnpctech painter, Brad :thumb: Heres the Wolfenstein Logo Border painted

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  12. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    So we have freehand cutting with the X-Acto knife - no caffeine allowed and plenty of sharp blades. :jawdrop:

    Marbleizing paint and air brushed magic.

    Kudos to Brad :thumb:

    Very nicely done.

    john
     
  13. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Really nice work so far, props to Brad.
     
  14. Tec_

    Tec_ What's a Dremel?

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    brads work is truly amazing i could not be happier with the work he did on my case
     
  15. Bad_cancer

    Bad_cancer Mauritius? 2nd speck east of africa

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    I love the Marbelized effect. why didnt i see this a few weeks ago?:sigh:

    Keep up the good work! can't wait to see it finished!
     
  16. mnpctech

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    Thanks for tuning in and commenting everybody, Heres a Close up, Candy Red paint in the letters, the panel still needs to be cleared

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  17. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    That looks really sweet.
     
  18. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Wow, the logo looks excellent!
     
  19. tjay@TJ

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    wow... look really good... :thumb:
     
  20. mnpctech

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    Took it out into the sunlight, again, this is before clear coating it

    This would make a cool BEER logo, "Do you have Wolfenstein on Tap?" :naughty:

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