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Case Mod - In Progress Rocklander

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MAG, 13 Jul 2009.

  1. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    Hallo All!

    First: I am out of practice and I hope you can understand my english. :D

    The Rocklander Projekt started not so long ago. But it is to much Information to show all at one time.

    For this reason I will first show you the important Steps:

    The main Idea behind Rocklander:
    - A Case, rotated 90°, so the connectors are now on the Top bur still hidden.
    - All other things you will see..


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  2. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    The 2. assembling

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    to be continued..
     
  3. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    looks realy interesting
     
  4. kaujazz

    kaujazz What's a Dremel?

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    what he said and nice paint
     
  5. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    Thanks.

    I hope that i can daily post updates until the Modding Masters 2009
     
  6. FrooP

    FrooP can I eat this?

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    ok hoff doch dein hut kommt mit dir oofe dcmm
     
  7. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    Aber klar doch.

    Kein Hut = Kein MAG
     
  8. ry@n

    ry@n Minimodder

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    Nice overhaul! I have a thing for filler/bondo work :thumb: Keep it up!
     
  9. honyin

    honyin What's a Dremel?

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    nice work on the case alu legs look great
     
  10. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    A small update:

    After further grinding and more filler coat I can see the last roughness.

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  11. MAG

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    No real progress. Just a little motivation:

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    At this point: Thanks to MSI
     
  12. ModMinded

    ModMinded Are you throwing that away?

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    Wow! Sweet work and brilliant idea for that NZXT Lexa!
    I saw that MSI pic in your other log and was wondering why you had so many mobos! Now I see!
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    subbed btw
     
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  13. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    I feel like aluminum today.
    What will it be? You will see!

    First: A plate and a jigsaw.
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    After the saw comes the Dremel...
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    ...and then the file .
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    Finally the sanding. Still unfinished!
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  14. Sonnenschein

    Sonnenschein What's a Dremel?

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    Great idea with the logo, but at the picture it look a little bit angular. I know how difficult such things are, but maybe you could “donate” maybe one hour that it looked like made with a CNC…;-)
    The other think I don´t like it the polish, in my opinion it would look even better when you will sand it in one direction, and not with an eccentric grinder.

    Well at the least I´ve one question, did you have the idea with the 90° rotated mainboard were you inspired by the SilverStone Raven?
     
  15. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    A handmade part doesn't have to look like a CNC component.
    But: "The evening crowns the day."

    Similar to my answer I written before: "The evening crowns ..."

    If you believe it or not: I have the idea before I see the Raven the first time.
    I now that is unprovable. But even if I was inspired... Does it matter anyway?
     
  16. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    This is looking great so far. Nice layout and colors.
     
  17. MAG

    MAG like Rocklander? => Thx for vote

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    Today I start with the illuminated ornament for the right side panal.

    The obligatory plexiglas
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    Chunky cut with the jigsaw...
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    With the Dremel I shape the rough edges.
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    to be continued...
     
  18. ModMinded

    ModMinded Are you throwing that away?

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    Just keeps getting better and better! :thumb:
     
  19. MAG

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    The illumination from the side panal.
    Planned date of installation: tomorrow.


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  20. ModMinded

    ModMinded Are you throwing that away?

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    Sweet looking LED strips. Can we see the back? (or will you show us tomorrow?) :D
     

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