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Thinner . . . . ATX

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by TheGreatSatan, 22 Sep 2006.

  1. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    I've been thinking for a long time to do something out there. I want to make a PC with a little something different going for it. It's hard to explain what the final product will be, but stick around it'll be interesting.

    Here's the victim case.

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    I'm gonna make it real thinner. Watch this.

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  2. cire9753

    cire9753 What's a Dremel?

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    cool idea, cut a case in half lol
     
  3. sui_winbolo

    sui_winbolo Giraffe_City

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    Omg, this looks like a fun project. I like how you cut the case in half, haha. Can't wait for updates.
     
  4. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    ...and it only took one EZ Lock Dremel blade!
     
  5. Bbq.of.DooM

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    Your sig has a typo :)

    Nice mod.
     
  6. Philipp

    Philipp What's a Dremel?

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    Nice idea :) The only thing that is missing: the case is not for half height cards. :p That would be really great :rock:
     
  7. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    Hmm, seems fun! I'll be keeping an eye on this one :p
     
  8. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    Here's the shell for the UPS I won't be needing anymore.

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    And it was cut in half too.

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    I then realized that my ATX case wasn't thin enough...

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    And the two joined together.

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    And with the motherboard.

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    Lot's more coming, including a whole lot of Bondo!!
     
  9. cire9753

    cire9753 What's a Dremel?

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    whats going in the bottom? liquid cooling? psu? anyways cool mod
     
  10. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    If I only had a hacksaw I'd most likely do one of those for myself :) I have a spare case lying around and that would definitely be something different.
     
  11. ssR

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    very nice. i guess the bottom part will serve for drives both cd/dvd and the HDD. maybe add another 1 on top and set up some watercooling?
     
  12. mattthegamer463

    mattthegamer463 What's a Dremel?

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    Yay, go Lucite-Tuf acrylic! Same stuff I use, works great.

    Nice job so far, I'm not a big fan of tall cases though. Won't fit under my desk, and my desk takes up this whole room, so it either needs to fit on my desk or under it.
     
  13. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    Yes!. NO watercooling.
     
  14. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    I bondo'ed the back at the bottomto make it look like it's one case and not two joined together. I'll do more later to complete that look.

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    I also covered the unused back panel.

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    I will make it look better later.
     
  15. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    I decided to cut out the IO area that I had earlier bondo'ed. I want to do something different here.

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    I got some edging to clean up the rough look.

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    I created my own side panel for the right side

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  16. Stuey

    Stuey You will be defenestrated!

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    <- *Eagerly looks on in both horror and amazement*

    You've sure got my attention!
     
  17. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    I added the support bar.

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    I then worked on another bar to hold the new left panel.

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    I cut it to fit.

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    And drilled some holes to rivet the bar to the frame

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    That looks good. And before you ask, the PSU will not be going here. :D

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    And the rivets are in too.

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  18. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    I painted it black

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    NEXT: Plexi, Fans and .............. Sheet metal??
     
  19. ssR

    ssR Carbon God

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    the psu isnt going there... i guess it will go in the bottom then... fitting the drvies, hdd's and the psu in the bottom will make it very tight... and badly ventilated... are you planning to put the HDD's where the psu is supposed to be? with some fans to cool them down maybe?

    you really got me scratching my head with this update dude. keep it up, i like riddles :thumb:
     
  20. luis_pedro_Sato

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    Very original. Looks very good. Keep it going
     

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