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Case Mod - In Progress [Worklog] Project:Black Fire, Update:31 Dec 2007

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by lolhalol, 20 Nov 2006.

  1. lolhalol

    lolhalol New Member

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    cut it out form the panel

    now the cutting part is done, i had some spare time so i thought might as well give the panels and the case a primer coat...

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    prepping

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    my tool of choice, cangun

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    case sprayed

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    cd bay

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    sprayed

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    the front face plate

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    u guessed it, sprayed..

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    left to dry for a while....
     
  2. lolhalol

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    once it hardened for bout 4 hours, i riveted it back together...


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    tools

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    done

    heres some shot of the case

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    u can see where i cut a smal notch for the top panels screws...

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  3. lolhalol

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    allright this upadte is from the second day of wroking as explained before photobucket doesnt work...

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    all teh panels from the original case ...ready to be made into the top layer ...

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    first i marked out a aluminium L bar for the horizontal bar...

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    cut with a dremel

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    masked and ready to drill holes

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    done

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    test fit... and it works perffectly

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    now teh L bar is measured and cut into four for the vertical bars..

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    dremel as usual

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    verticel bars cut...
     
  4. lolhalol

    lolhalol New Member

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    i ran into a small problem ,
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    u see that screw hole, its blocking the verticla bars from getting flush with the horizontal bars...

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    and dremel saves teh day
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    cut of the edges ...

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    sitting perfectly

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    mounting the verticle posts

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    all four done

    here are some shots of it
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    and this is wat is theoratically should look like
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    remember this?
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  5. lolhalol

    lolhalol New Member

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    went shopping at my local electronics store and got these...
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    1)soldering iron 35wats
    2)pcb board
    3)brass stand offs
    4) 3 pin female and male
    5)1m , 3mm, 1.5 mm heatshink
    6)90 degree molex with pcb pin out..


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    vertical brass poles ., will be used for mounting the front panel to the case later...


    here the highlight of the shopping trip
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    it is a screw type connector much like the ones found on the hyper type-r power supplies, i will test them first to see if they work well... if they do i will make the whole psus connectors with this...

    some shot of it

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    [addedon]July 5, 2007, 12:21 pm[/addedon]btw i have bought this new psu, http://xtreview.com/addcomment-id-1205-vie...0W-preview.html

    http://www.xtpcmy.com/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=52

    a 1000wat FSP Kingcraft... will be getting it this sunday... at the singapore oc competition... thats all for today... updates should be coming soon ....
     
  6. lolhalol

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    ok updates................

    my Power supply arrived... FSP Kingcraft 1000wtts

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    the package

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    specs

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    teh cables

    alright now the case , did some cutting , only the top panel though... after a few minutes with the dremel.. i got the pre stamped mod off,,,

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    and then i started to rain so i decided to measure up the panels and acrylic panels ,

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    my work space

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    teh acylic panels all marked up

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    teh case panel all marked up....

    teh rain stoped so i could start doing soem work... drilled the holes in teh side panel and teh acrlic panels... and finaly got to mount the acrylic onto the case to see how it looks...

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    done

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    did some painting as weelll...

    remember the flame vinyl, since it was getting kinda late, i didnt want to disturb the neighbours and decided to work on the acrylic panels with the vinyl..

    stuck it on and painted it...

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    painted

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    a close up...

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    peeled...

    still got the black coat to go on top, waiting for it dry enough, will be updateing probably on wednesday with the side panels done...
     
  7. ComputerKing

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    nice very nice work... I like it but I think that is cheap crap fans and the case was in bad shape ;) but this is awsome to re fix it

    good luck and take care
     
  8. lolhalol

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    small update .... did this quite a while back but forgo tto update :) sorry... neway here we go....

    remmeber the orange flames panel ?
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    after the black coat

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    and then u went down to town to get some stuffs... namely chlorofome ( is this the right spelling...) for the acrylic... acrylic cutter, some elcetronic components.. and glue gun sticks... also got a desoldering pump.
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    then i started work on the front of the case
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    u can see the mobo standoffs that im using at the moment .
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    the botom area
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    mounted... :) it fits quite well actually.... but its a little out of line with one side of th panesl... will be redoing it...

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    and all the panels mounted with temporary screws... preety happy on how it looks so far...
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  9. lolhalol

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    ok an uopdate...

    first i got some new hardware to go into the system....

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    a mobo will be in soon so watch the pages..

    hardware specs, e6600 , crucial 10 anni 2gb, and a 74gb raptor...


    here we goooooooooooooooooo.

    this is a hdd cage that i might be using instead of the lianli one... still undecided

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    see the silver tab... chopity chop chop

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    after a few minutes with the drill , its off...

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    see the ledges?
    it will be dremeled off...

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    after some 1/2 hour of dremiling we have this...

    sparks wheeeeeeeee.... :flex: :flex:
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  10. lolhalol

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    onn with another update...


    this time ont eh front panel


    here i gooooooooooo

    measured it out... the cutting area..
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    first i started withthe round corners, used a hole saw to get a almot perfect curve...
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    done
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    heres a new toy i got

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    hehe


    installed...
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    next measured the lines wher my fancontroller and the bulgin would go...
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    after bout an hour of drilling and snading.. got to this...
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    excuse the crappy hole where the ragrill is going to go... had to enlarge it so that the radgrill could have some fans mounted.. will be fixed no worries...

    also did a cd bay hole that ned mroe work.. didnt have nay shots of it thoug.. s o sorry////\

    heres it all fittedd.u can just see the cd drive peeking out

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    a close up

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    thats all for now thx for viewing..
     
  11. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    nice paint job :clap::dremel::clap:
     
  12. ComputerKing

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    WOW! very very nice job, I love it so much, KICKASS flames and case and idea! every thing is amazing,

    Dude I was want to ask you how you did that fan controller? Mean I want to know more about it. Because I need to do one and I Don't know how.

    Thanks very much. I'm waiting your answer :D
     
  13. lolhalol

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    http://www.cpemma.co.uk/index.html

    thats the website with many types... from teh expensive to the cheap.. cpemma is also a member here.. all credits to him/her ( sorry mate, im not sure ) very very nice site... great guides and easy to foloow.
     
  14. ComputerKing

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    WOW! This is his site! LOL Nice. yeah they have tons of guides, They cool and useable! but I was want to know which one is yours ;)

    Thanks very much.
     
  15. lolhalol

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    mine is unde the section simply transistors, called using darlington... one of the simplest one and the possibly the most compct .. but i also tried the compound pair also uner the same section, that didnt work out so well..
     
  16. lolhalol

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    Some somall updates on a fan controller i built... :) check it out...

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  17. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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  18. TGH-odin

    TGH-odin Swedish Modder

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    Looks neat. Whats the dimension of the cutting disc? 24x 0.8 mm?
     
  19. lolhalol

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    thx guys.. yeah the cutting disc is 24 x .8 .. takes longer to get thru materials.. but lasts way way longer and dun break easily..
     
  20. Dreamslacker

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    You better make sure your MCST (not sure if M'sia has such a thing) doesn't find out. :hehe: Or your neighbours for that matter..
     
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