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Modding Ten minute modding

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Guest-16, 3 Apr 2008.

  1. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    http://www.bit-tech.net/modding/2008/04/03/ten_minute_modding/1

    Not everyone has days upon days of time to pour into a case mod. However, that doesn't mean that the quick builds need to look like a wire explosion on the inside and boring black on the outside! Years of modding have made companies develop some great products that make formerly huge projects into ten minute mods.

    :dremel:
     
  2. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    Right, that's it - I'm taking my side panel off tonight, sanding the paint off, and cutting a big hole in the side ready for me to find some plexi to Araldite in.
     
  3. Orca

    Orca New Member

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    Nice article, I think I might pick up one of those internal HDD enclosures to shut up my Raptor once and for all.
     
  4. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    I like the idea of EL SATA cables.
     
  5. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    Never knew about EL sata cables and two-way mirrors (I did know about it but never thought of using it). Is it possible to use EL wire on a two way mirror or is that silly?

    Nice article Bindi Da Dego :)
     
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  6. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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    Hey now, bindi doesn't do the modding :p I do :) And thanks. :)

    As for the 2 way mirror - to be honest, I never thought about that. I think I have some mirror plexi hanging around, and I know I have an EL kit somewhere round here... might have to give it a try and report back to you!
     
  7. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    Shoudl've checked the author, corrected :D Would be nice to know about the EL wire + two way mirror. My mod could do with an upgrade after... wow 27 months now!
     
  8. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    £20 for some foam..... or use some egg container? how well do they work with my p182 case?
    another question: my Antec pro (not TriCool, the ones have 3pin mobo connector) fan will resonate at a certain RPM.... eg, at 1200rpm, very quiet; at 1500rpm, resonates, very annoying; at 1700rpm, quiet enough. now grommets probably won't cure this, any way of changing the fan's property to make it quiet at all rpm?

    just this morning, i re-did all my cables, now is a bit nicer. well said in your article on cable management issues.
    the issue about data cable and power cables: i run all my SATA cable through the back of my mobo tray, on p182, together with all the power cables (including 24pin, 2* PCIe cables). should i be alerted?
     
  9. Guest-16

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    No problem, I try my best putting things live! :hip:
     
  10. Nature

    Nature Member

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    I though the quickest way to mod was to have bit-tech send me one!
     
  11. wharrad

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    That two way mirror looks finally like a cheap solution for a DIY HUD in the car.... Must investigate! Cheers guys
     
  12. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    I want piccies!
     
  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Skip the HUD. Go for a targeting sight.:D
     
  14. brinkz0r

    brinkz0r New Member

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    No ten minute modding for me, I only do ten hour modding :hehe:
     
  15. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    nice article

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  16. Stuey

    Stuey You will be defenestrated!

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    Great article! The new Feser tubing sounds interesting, although it looks a bit costly.
     
  17. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Active Member

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    I did the two way mirror on previous case I had, its pretty cool actually :)
    I really need to get round sorting the window on this one...
     
  18. 1398342003

    1398342003 Ubermodder

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    This is actually done fairly regularly at SPCR, and it's quite reliable. (according to them) They use elastic cords though. Here's a link to their forum gallery.
     
  19. mnpctech

    mnpctech bit-tech sponsor

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    Thank you for the mention!

    Mnpctech is a small mom and pop online shop that strives to offer unique parts and enjoys supporting modding throughout the enitre community.

    Bill Owen
    Owner of mnpctech,com
     
  20. wharrad

    wharrad New Member

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    Yeah, from my understanding the rubber bands break under prolonged exposure to heat and vibration... Elastic however doesn't. But like going outside of the norm on anything, just be careful and check on your work often.



    And yeah, good to see people who work in the modding industry on here :) Now I know where to complain (errr... I mean... well, they're more likey to get my cash in the first place! :) )
     
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