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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. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    I haven't left, just been doing other stuff :p Glad you like it :)

    Thanks! Yeah I'm hoping for the best but there's some fierce competition, especially Kaiten X.


    First off, thanks alot for the comment, it's comments like this that gives you the energy to continue building :clap:

    Well, the only real special tool I've got is the cnc-mill. Other than that it's the usual jigsaw and a bunch of files, very high quality ones though. The brake is pretty crappy eventhough it's quite sturdy, I guess it's pretty pretty good value as it cost me roughly £200

    I dunno really what mine would cost new, the receipt from the last owner was at around £6000, but that was like 20 years ago. It's probably better to just build your own, parts are pretty easy to get hold of these days :)

    I'm definately hoping it'll be there at least, but it's really to soon to tell :) Yeah I've tried standing on it a couple of times and it hasn't even creaked.

    Whoa, £42? That's hideously expensive. I paid a about £35 for a 2000x1000x5mm, you should probably try some of the larger suppliers in the area.

    /PM if you've got any other questions :)

    Thanks!

    350x350x600mm according to the drawings, no idea about the weight though. My current pc (with hardware) is around 40kg, so anything lighter than that would be a success :)
     
  2. paultan

    paultan R E V E N T O N

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    I must say your skills are sick! drop my jaw for a while^^ can't wait for it.
     
  3. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    :), Thanks for the info Sleepstreamer :thumb:.
    I think I'll look into building my own cnc mill if I can't find an affordable one that is, and also I should be able to find a local supplier for aluminium, I didn't know I was paying way over the odds, I got onto that by a website and cost a standard £15 delivery and an extra £30 for sheets bigger than 1000mm x 1000mm, glad I mentioned the price now else I'd have probably kept going there :).
     
  4. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Thought I'd give you a teaser of what I've been doing today :naughty:

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  5. Validus

    Validus New Member

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    Teaser successful. I am very excited to keep following your build.
     
  6. Breach

    Breach Modding in Exile

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    Well, from the current poll I dont think you have much to worry about lol:hehe:

    Looking excellent as usual, I dig the circular design on top, though all the angles look great it adds something different to focus on as well. :clap::clap:
     
  7. Shadow703793

    Shadow703793 New Member

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    Hmmm.... radiator covers? :D Givie dimensions?
     
  8. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    Again, congrats on MOTM nominee man!
    I love your aluminium work, looking great, its definitely a winner! You got my vote!
     
  9. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    im in love with this build man! ;) gratz on the motm! your is IMO the best candidate, and has my vote:)
     
  10. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    Apperently not :D You'd still get my vote though, awesome concept.

    Thanks. It'll probably look better still once I find the time to cut out the remaining pieces for the 3d-look, I'm confident :)

    Thanks phinix!

    Thanks man!

    Nope :naughty: You'll all see once it's done :) I'll finish it sometime this week.
     
  11. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Music Enthusiast

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    Super cool!:jawdrop:

    This is just going to look awesome! :rock:
     
  12. shakka65

    shakka65 New Member

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    This build definitely has my attention. Spectacular modding dude. The suspense is just driving me crazy. I need an update.
     
  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I like the teaser!
    It has deep, beveled recesses that just seem really inviting to curious fingers. "Go ahead...The fans don't bite.":naughty:
    ^That sounded like I have a fat fetish. :(
     
  14. legoman666

    legoman666 Beat to fit, paint to match.

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    Well done sir. I've done 2 aluminum cases in the past (1 2), but my work doesn't even come close to yours.
     
  15. sethnmalice

    sethnmalice New Member

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    Is the teaser pic, the front panel? coz it looks like it could be.
     
  16. Sleepstreamer

    Sleepstreamer I modded christmas!

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    You'll see soon enough :thumb:

    Did some work fitting the two psus today!

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    Poweeeeeeeeer /Jeremy clarkson voice

    Started off by making a bracket to hold them in place.

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    Looks pretty good to me :)

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    Now for a bit of cable routing. I'm planning to hide all the cables inside the "frame", which is why I've made it so thick. The same will be done for the hdd-cables which will be routed through the other side of it.

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    Making holes for the, well... Everything that'll be connected to the motherboard really.

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    That's it for now, but it's starting to come together :clap:
     
  17. FrooP

    FrooP can I eat this?

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    superior awesomeness
     
  18. compmodder

    compmodder New Member

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    Definite attention to detail! Good job
     
  19. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    When you switch this on, the whole region will go dark!:hehe:
     
  20. bigkingfun

    bigkingfun Tinkering addict

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    Two PSU's?
    Now you have me wondering what you will be running in that beast. Two systems? Dual 1366 awesomeness?
     

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