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SketchUp The MNPCTech Case Design Competition, part II: Scratch Build

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Xtrafresh, 14 Jan 2009.

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  1. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: A word of warning kiddies: SU is very cruel to imported organic meshes. For some odd reason, the surfaces move.:eyebrow:
    I need to re-do something now because my smooth frontpanel has a dent in one side.
    -Also, 20,000+ surfaces really freaks it out.
    No pics yet because it looks like a potato.
     
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  2. dan-ere-07

    dan-ere-07 New Member

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    ouch thats a lot =[
    im at 16,000 edges and 8,000 faces.
    and im no where near done!!
     
  3. Dark~3nergy

    Dark~3nergy what was dat sandvich ?

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    show us what you are doing and maybe we can help you :)
     
  4. dan-ere-07

    dan-ere-07 New Member

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    ok your wish is my comand,
    heres where i am so far, its just the skin so theres a lot more to do.
    [​IMG]
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    i have the outside designed (exept the front) but that will be the last thing i do.

    can get bigger pics if you wish.
     
  5. bentleya

    bentleya Lian Li Snail :)

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    not sure if i'm entering yet :)
     
  6. skullen

    skullen Member

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    There are some very interesting designs so far,this comp will certainly bring out some great designs,good luck to all :thumb:
     
  7. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    @Bentleya - You D*mned well better enter something!!!!!
    You too, Skullen!
     
  8. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    I have 166666 edges and 67326 faces. :)
     
  9. confusis

    confusis Kiwi-modder

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    72202 edges
    31106 faces

    and im bored with the design :S
     
  10. stuartwood89

    stuartwood89 Please... Just call me Stu.

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    I'm starting to have trouble fitting everything in.

    See, the SSD won't fit.

    [​IMG]

    I'm also a little worried that an IDE cable will have trouble in such a small space here.

    [​IMG]

    How long can an ATX PSU be anyway?
     
  11. Kylevdm

    Kylevdm The Mod Zoo Podcast Host

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    Well i am hopefully going to be entering this time... I was considering remaking the tri-box design but have gone for something a little more adventurous...

    here is tri-box

    [​IMG]
     
  12. tominated

    tominated New Member

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    Why not have the ssd above or below the mobo like the optical drive?
     
  13. Diosjenin

    Diosjenin Thinker, Tweaker, Et Cetera

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    IDE cables can be folded over themselves both longways and cross-ways as seen about halfway down this page, so you should be able to move that out of the way somehow. Though, really, I'd go SATA if I were you (and had the money to do so).

    As for ATX PSU length - there's not technically a limit. The Zalman HP850 and HP1000 are about 210mm long, and the PP&C T12W is about 235mm. Obviously those are both extreme examples, but they're out there and cases are made to fit them.


    - Diosjenin -
     
  14. tominated

    tominated New Member

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    anybody know how to countersink screw holes in SU? i googled it and it didn't come up with anything that i could follow.
     
  15. bradders2125

    bradders2125 New Member

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    @Tominated - Not sure if there are other ways to do it but the way i do it is once the hole is where it needs to be select the circle which makes up the countersunk side. select the resize tool then just drag it and it creates a counter sunk hole.

    Hope this makes sense, if not I can explain with pics and stuff.


    Bradders.
     
  16. tominated

    tominated New Member

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    yep, make perfect sense. i should have known, it's so simple!
     
  17. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    [​IMG]
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    Still somewhat WIP. Might have to redo it though, it's already killing my rig (P4 3Ghz, 2GB RAM), I'm not even thinking about turning on shadows. Might have been a mistake to use 48 lines for all the the curves. In fact, it just crashed on me. :duh:
     
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  18. skullen

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    Got this so far :thumb:
    [​IMG]

    Got rid of pic,sorry if it was like a design in the other comp,dont want to upset anyone.:thumb:
     
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  19. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    @Stuartwood - Where are you going to put the water cooling?:D I was thinking of doing a pico mod, but I wanted to build it into a trackball mouse.:hehe: I may just build a giant mouse.:D

    @Aterius Gmork - I like the double wall over the top! When the file gets too big, select/copy/new file/paste in place -is your friend. You can work on specific parts and then simply paste them into the main file when finished.

    @Skullen - I like!:D -but that looks suspiciously like the charred remains of a certain case... Late entry for the previous contest?


    I've gone through a whole bag of Doritos, and I only have a fanguard.:duh:
    It took 10 minutes to put it together, and 3 hours to fix corrupted intersections. I can't believe they have the testecalles to claim there's a 'pro' version of Sketchup.
     
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  20. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    Thank's Cheaps. Actually I am using a lot of groups. It works out alright so far.
     

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