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Scratch Build – In Progress "Sidewinder"-- x-mas Image heavy [21.12]

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by WolfandAngel, 16 Feb 2010.

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What LED should I use?

  1. RED

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  1. LooseNeutral

    LooseNeutral New Member

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    Mmm to bad about the anodizing. Your spray job looks even as far as I can tell, the pict doesn't show enough detail on this end ... You know what you see there! You might try some of those finishes you can bake in a pottery shop kiln. No need to rush this one. Project looks sweet. More please :D
     
  2. 0rbibital

    0rbibital What's a Dremel? Stop asking that!!

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    you call that a snack:jawdrop::jawdrop:
     
  3. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    Project: "Sidewinder"-- really big awsome paint update [06.09]


    aw my last update really sucked I realise the pic doesn't actually show anything I was kind of panicky cause its been some time since my last update

    oh well no mater I've been really busy over the weekend but first things first my new mouse finally arrived a brand new Sidewinder x8 of course.

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    here are the fan-controllers instaled
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    Now to the painting part I painted the fins in our "barn" attic the reasoning was it's got a huge door where the fumes can get out.
    Here's a pic of me the stuff I'm wearing wasn't so colourful but I got bored waiting for the paint to dry and let my imagination flow.
    To anyone who uses cans to paint I recommend to buy a mask like the on I've got after a lot of painting I took of my mask and went out I remembered I forgot something and went in even with so much ventilation I was feeling dizzy after about 30seconds.

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    Here a fin after the first layer
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    and this after the second
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    All fins done

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    Ok now back to the Sidewinder x8 personally I think it's really easy to disassemble and reassemble providing you remember how personally I like the x8 more cause you got more paint options as you will see but I don't really like the mouse in its original form cause I really hate stuff that's been painted silver just to make it look like its been made out of metal. Anyway this is my original Sidewinder just so that you can compare them.

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    x8 disassembled
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    I went for red blue green and black my reasoning there all the my led colours. I decided to paint only the buttons red cause it allredy got's red leds and more red would be overkill and to much.

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    The finished product I was and still am dolling all over it

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    I just had to make this
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    well that it from me for today I really hope you like it I also made this but that's completely offtopic

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    wolfie
     
  4. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: More paint on you than the project. -Hey, at least it was deliberate.

    It looks like you did a really good job too. I guess the extra 'practice' paid off.:hehe:
     
  5. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    I cant wait to see it together man! And i would totally wear that outfit to the disco and go mohawk!!!!
     
  6. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Paint looks good.

    Especially the mouse :hehe:
     
  7. flare

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    Nice to see belton paint being used ;)

    The mouse looks sweet!
     
  8. PureSilver

    PureSilver E-tailer Tailor

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    The mouse looks very ColorWare - I like it!
     
  9. LooseNeutral

    LooseNeutral New Member

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    Very good update. Did you stencil paint the cloths, I swear I see leaves. A respirator is nice to have and... kak.. cough.. gag.. use now and then. Mouse looks great. Much better picts too. Fins do look nice. It's all good! :D
     
  10. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    thank you very much guys

    will look into it:D:D

    yea I put leaves on the t-shirt and pants sprayed and moved them for the next colour.


    wolfie
     
  11. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    I love the mouse, great colour combination :D.
     
  12. wejjy

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    Lovin the 'brave' colors on the mouse, when I saw the parts picture, I really didnt think it would work, but the completed picture looks awesome!! Love it!
     
  13. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    Sidewinder -- me trying to make pics [22.09]

    Hi thanks everybody :D
    a little status update currently some of my parts are getting anodised and I should be geting them back within the next week. At some point i got bored and decided to mod my music headphones. I did a little sleeving but I ran out so I'm gonna leave my molex unsleeved cause I'm really broke.
    Anyway I've been trying to make depth blur pics and i think they worked out really nicely.

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    AKG K518DJ
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  14. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    Sleeving looks good man:) but have a look at this,

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    11 sec in photoshop:) PM me if you want the info for how to do it, its very simple:)
     
  15. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    Share your wisdoms pOPe :D.

    Nice work on the sleeving mate and the headphone mods, they look great.
     
  16. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    The sleeving look nice and tidy:thumb: But 1 question, what is the other thing in the pics, it looks like a nipple:D
     
  17. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    is a penguin i made it in 5th class I think:D

    wolfie
     
  18. Ripitup121

    Ripitup121 MMMMMMm watercooling....

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    Looks like a squished jelly sweet or something that would possibly get stuck to ones shoe in a beer garden full of monkeys..... ammmmm.. oops sorry wrong meeting..:wallbash:
     
  19. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Looks superb, can't wait to see it finished. Good job with the painting as well, I've never had the nerves to get such a nice finish with spray cans. I always rush or get bored and end up with rubbish paint jobs :)
     
  20. WolfandAngel

    WolfandAngel Got fins?

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    Thanks guys:)
    How come everybody is mocking my penguin :naughty:

    Jipa: that why you need side projects when painting paint your cloths or you dads car:rolleyes:

    Thanks p0Pe took me a bit to figure how how it works on paint.net:thumb:
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    wolfie
     

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