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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:11 PM
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My New Case Mod

Okay after seeing those montain mod cases gave me a idea of creating something similar but at a much lower cost! I mean £250 for a case is a bit steep, anyway I love my coolermaster stacker too much to hack to bits so I decided on 2 of these cheapo cases £20 each from ebuyer
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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:12 PM
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Ok they might not be the pretiest of cases but they'll do for now, the idea is the place them side by side like shown, in effect to give a doublw width case one side for mobo and watercooling and the other for the optical, floppy, hdd's and psu and all the mess that goes with them
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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:19 PM
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Right time to start taking the bits out that aren't needed
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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:23 PM
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Until we are left with something looking like this
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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:26 PM
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With one of the side panels placed in between, I'll be cutting a hole above the mobo for the power supply leads to feed through and also one to the right of the middle of the mobo for all the other wires and such to be fed through
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Tomorrow will be spend sorting out a bracket to mount my 2 x 120mm black ice pro into the left hand case and also physically joining the 2 boxes together with use of a drill and pop rivet gun
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Old 10th January, 2005, 05:28 PM
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If anyone has any suggestions to what I can include in this please feel free
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btw the pictures are taken with my new phone, and I dont think theve come out too bad
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Will you be having all your HDDs, optical drives radiator and PUMP in the right hand case and just the mainboard in the lefthand case? Or drives PSU etc in the right/h/s case and mobo, radiator and pump in the Left/h case?

I'd consider building a solid base with wheels and bolt the cases to it.

BTW, what phone is it?
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Will you be having all your HDDs, optical drives radiator and PUMP in the right hand case and just the mainboard in the lefthand case? Or drives PSU etc in the right/h/s case and mobo, radiator and pump in the Left/h case?

I'd consider building a solid base with wheels and bolt the cases to it.

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Hi Laz,

I was planning on putting all the watercooling in the lefthand side one and the drives etc in the otherside, I may well do that with the base tho.

Phone is a Nokia 6630
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you going to make a custom front panel??
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you going to make a custom front panel??
Kind of, Im not really changing the panel but am going to make 1 door to cover the whole lot, but im not going to do this straight away
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Nice, well interested in this, make sure you keep us posted, Nice pictures too! i have the 6600 and the pictures were good on that too, but not a patch on yours¬!
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Well done Brad! Double the pleasure!
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nice... cant wait to see it when it is finished
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A Case to Far????
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