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Case Mod - In Progress Project: TJ 180

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by WiK1d, 24 Dec 2006.

  1. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    I used a dremel and jigsaw...the panel was a b**** to cut. And I didn't like it. So i'm just gonna have it lasercut rather now...
     
  2. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    Did a quick 10 min lapping job on my CPU Waterblock. Need some finer paper to make it shine lots :D

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    Gonna do my Maze 4 aswell.. :D
     
  3. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    The carbon film looks pretty nice! I think I could use it somewhere :)
     
  4. Evenge

    Evenge Minimodder

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    Looks nice! CF is always cool...

    Keep up the good work!
     
  5. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    Okay so it's 4.45AM and it UPDATE TIME!!

    I redid the front panel cause I hated the screw up's I made. Now it is perfect :D

    I tore of the the old vinyl and cut a new piece.

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    Waited a few hours. And voila. It's done :D (The white stripes aren't screw ups...just so you guys know ;) )

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    *I'm soft capped and stuggling to upload big files, Sorry*

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    High Res Pic 2

    Looky. It reflects :D

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  6. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    So today I decided I'm gonna do my DVD RW and Fan Control.

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    Here she is. Completed.

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    And the DVD RW.

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    And both

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    So now I have a question. Should I leave the DVD RW as is or should I carbon the black part aswell?
     
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  7. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Carbon the black tray cover thing also, but where's the button for the DVD drive?
     
  8. JAxen

    JAxen What's a Dremel?

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    It vould have looked better if it was straight.. Still hawt though..
     
  9. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    If you look in the bottom right corner there's a little bump. That's where she's hiding :D

    Thanks. The Fan Controller is a bit skew. But the DVD is straight though :D
     
  10. kylelnsn

    kylelnsn What's a Dremel?

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    that is mint very slick, very nice tho, well done, good idea to cover everthing in carbonfiber tape! do the rest of your cd drive becuse it looks a little wierd. Nice job tho, well done
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  11. Soulmage

    Soulmage Minimodder

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    Just to put this out there, i also have a P180(B) and i have put in a window, and if you do it right, it doesn't not affect the silent properties of the case. Basically, cut out your window, and then cut JUST the plastic and inside metal about an inch larger than the window itself. cut your plexi to the exact size of the internal cut, and epoxy (or double sided tape will work i guess) the plexi in there. you can also seal the inside if you like, but in my case it was not needed.

    </end thread hijack>

    This is looking very good, showing all those who said that a p180 couldn't be modded were wrong.
     
  12. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    That is a very very good Idea :D I am so gonna try this :D

    Thanks a LOT for that!!
     
  13. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    So today I rewired and sleeved one of my fans. What a mission that was. So many times that I had to rewire and resolder and cut and trim...sheeeze...

    Here's the victim.

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    Off with the stock wires

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    New ones on. Heatshrinked for protection

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    On they are. Sleeved and Shrinked

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    Next Step. Getting the RCA jack on. (Now that was a pain in the rear end)

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    Some Isolation (Which I didn't use due to the fact that I had to rewire the thing about 7 times)

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    The Finished Product

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    Not entirely happy with the heatshrink

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  14. kylelnsn

    kylelnsn What's a Dremel?

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    Nice once again Nice, love the carbon look and the cable on that fan is great! Man i gotta try that with a rca cable fantastic look it gives, nice job keep up the good work!
     
  15. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    Well that I borrowed from my friend who borrowed it from Orac3. They used 3.5mm jacks though. I prefer the RCA's.

    Thanks a lot dude. Maybe I should do the other cable aswell quick...hmmmm

    *looks at burnt finger*
     
  16. exo²

    exo² What's a Dremel?

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    i love the carbon
     
  17. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    Cool :D Update Time. Here is a photo of the fan in a working condition :D Jump started from a crappy PSU :D

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    Today I went out and bought myself an Action Figure...errr...Soldering Buddy.

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    And here the cable is on and isolated. Man I love Macro

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    Just so you guys can see what my heatshrinking tool is :p

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    These little spots get so darn hot :D

    So here follows the Placement of the plugs :D

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    Overview of the case

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    The two fans next to each other :D

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    The newest one's end came out better :D

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  18. WiK1d

    WiK1d What's a Dremel?

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    Here's my trusty Hiper 525W which I will be using.

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    I'll have 3 or 4 shower hoses coming through here that will house the ATX and 1 Molex and the 12V 4 Pin. I'm gonna put an Alu panel in the bottom to hide the holes.

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    Here will be 4 shower hoses, 3 for the ATX and one for the 12V

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    Here is my plan for the shower hose. Please excuse the crappy photochop. The hose is gonna at the far side so that it won't interrupt airflow. :D

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    PCI-E Power is also gonna be in showerhose

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    If there is any other way getting these (soon to be lengthened) wires to the upper drive bay unseen please let me know

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    And a general overview of the case. Please let me know of any suggestions.

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  19. marauder16

    marauder16 What's a Dremel?

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    nice idea with the shower housing, wonder how that will look, when will we see some WCing action around here? :D
    and btw. I love those carbon vinyls, nice work :thumb:
     
  20. cire9753

    cire9753 What's a Dremel?

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    this is turning out great
    its inspiring me
    i might use some of this stuff in my next mod
    and give you credit of course :rock:
     
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