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Scratch Build – In Progress Project: Prime - Update: May 21st - Yes, really

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Sleepstreamer, 1 Nov 2009.

  1. ringo

    ringo New Member

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    I like your project, it is very interesting to see how you make the different parts.
    The front is quiet cool, with a clean design. All over all a amazing work.
     
  2. Vaptor-x

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    I like the detailed work of all the parts, keep up the good work :thumb:
     
  3. voigts

    voigts New Member

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    This is a very cool design.

    I think you are building this thing to be strong enough to house a car, not a computer!
     
  4. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Thanks!

    I'll do my best :)

    I take it you don't know Relix ether then? :worried:

    Good to know. What's the price?

    Yeah I've done the industrial-tech theme a couple of times now and I never get fed up with it, always works. Glad you like it!

    Well if theres one thing I can't stand it's flimsy aluminium cases, this is how I want mine to be built :lol: When I do buy cases though I mostly look at the ones made from steel, no one makes an alu case as sturdy as I'd like (AFAIK).
     
  5. Vaptor-x

    Vaptor-x Member

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    Aluminum cases can be sturdy and rock solid, you just have to build them properly :naughty:
    Love aluminum cases :blush:
     
  6. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Yeah you CAN build them properly, but I don't think it would be very cost efficient using 5mm aluminium in a consumer-aimed computer case :p But if you know of any please let me know :clap:
     
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  7. Azayles

    Azayles Member

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    I've heard of Relix, but... I dunno :blush: ( I is forum n00b)
    I guess I don't post about that often on here to pick things up lol.
    In my defence, I knew about Cheesecake, I just didn't realise "for the win" changed :p

    Screwfix price is just under twenty quid for this set
     
  8. Vaptor-x

    Vaptor-x Member

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    Why use 5mm.. :lol:
    Just build it correct,and you will get at sturdy light weight cabinet :p
     
  9. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    This is turning into my favourite Sleepstreamer project yet and it's not even finished! :D
     
  10. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Sturdy + lightweight simply does not exist in my mind :lol: The Antec P190 which I have now is pretty damn hefty in stock, so what I did is built an extra hdd-cage from 3mm stainless steel and 15mm aluminium with room for 16 drives which also adds 20cm in height. Problem is I also had to buy a forklift :duh:

    btw, found one! Now it just needs some modding to fit my vacation photo collection...

    :D Glad you like it mate!
     
  11. Vaptor-x

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    Thats a heavy cabinet... :jawdrop:
     
  12. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Update time, woo!

    Remember those corner pieces I made earlier? Well, they're about the get hacked to bits...

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    Decided not to put any of these on the bottom, no point really since no one will ever see them :blush:

    Well, hope you like it!
     
  13. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    tell me about it:D my meto v.3 - DnA build was around 42 kilo´s:D

    cant wait to hook up with you guys in copenhagen airport and have a blast:lol:
    are you going to bring this beast for campus party?
     
  14. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    OMG yeah sure as long as you volunteer to carry it :lol: No I'll most likely bring the MCE2 (If I can find all the bits that is). Really looking forward to this though, and as you say we might meet up at Kastrup :)
     
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  15. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    Man, you just keep piling on the awesome. I love the different layers of detail. That takes some great planning, and enough vision to make sure everything fits together. :clap:
     
  16. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Thanks!

    I think this is actually evidence of bad planning since these pieces were originally twice as big :p
     
  17. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Those slotted detail pieces look awesome, great work :thumb:.
     
  18. sethnmalice

    sethnmalice New Member

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    In reference to the Title of the project, how does it tie in with what your doing ? Prime - Mover?

    Optumus - Prime?? or is there some other angle about it?
     
  19. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    The name only implies that it is the biggest case I've built, nothing more, nothing less.
     
  20. Azayles

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    It's a prime example of an epic scratch build ;)
     

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