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Old 12th March, 2007, 08:20 PM
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I washed my case recently....I guess that makes me a big shot around here....":O}
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Old 12th March, 2007, 08:34 PM
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I can only assume you took all your stuff out of the case first. That is unless it needed a bath too.


I will have my plexi case side done in a bit. got way bogged down at work and many projects at home.
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My, you guys do have thick skins! LOL!
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Old 18th March, 2007, 11:27 AM
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BUMP! BUMP! BUMP!

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Old 30th March, 2007, 12:22 PM
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Modding season has begun!

Bump, yo!
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Old 30th March, 2007, 12:46 PM
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Is anyone working on anything?

I hope that I will be able to finish my case in the next couple of weeks. Weather and stupid hours at work has impeded my progress greatly.
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I have a few things I am thinking about for the summer, and *still* the remnants of my failed HDD window mod. Apart from that I have nothing concrete to be getting on with.
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Old 30th March, 2007, 11:00 PM
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My case is just so unmoddable.

The side panel is going to be a pain to cut through, so I'd rather not attempt a window mod, else I fear I'd melt the plastic. =(
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Old 26th May, 2007, 09:58 PM
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Just cuz I'm away from a while doesn't mean you guys can slack!

AOA has a massive mod drought! Come on, guys, mod away and show us what you can do!!!


Anyone else got anywhere with the proposed mods in the first post?
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Old 27th May, 2007, 01:06 AM
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I actually had mine ready for pics. Then my rig got scared and peed on itself. I will have it sorted soon.
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Old 27th May, 2007, 09:32 AM
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For all those who are looking at this thread and thinking 'I have nothing to do', never fear. Visit this link and let us know if you can do one of the mods in the list.

Some of them are relatively straight forward. And if you've never modded before, now is a perfect opportunity! =D
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Old 27th May, 2007, 01:03 PM
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I have decided to build a custom reservoir for my rig. I will post some pics along the way. My old one is too far gone.
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Old 3rd July, 2007, 01:35 PM
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wtfz bump lolz.

I'm slacking as captain! And you people are slacking as non-captains!

Let's make this board a little more active again! C'mon guys! ;D
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Bump!
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Old 23rd July, 2007, 07:26 PM
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Bump again! Please, guys, let's get some mods sorted.

Visit this link for a list of suggested mods

If you have any other suggestions as to what mods you would like to see us do, please post in the above linked thread.
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Old 8th August, 2007, 01:29 AM
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Bump thx?

Come ooooonnnnn guyyysss! One of you guys MUST have spent your summer doing something constructive!
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Old 14th August, 2007, 11:50 AM
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Lalalala not meeee...

but I posted up some of the things I did and they got a rather lukewarm reception.

Come on Raphael you need to be the Captain and get this going!!
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Old 15th August, 2007, 01:34 PM
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Come on Raphael you need to be the Captain and get this going!!
I had a few mods planned this summer, but due to a lack of financial backing, it was deemed impossible to complete.

I'm hoping some of the other guys can help get this board active by posting a couple of their mods, or even take some up of their own!
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Old 15th August, 2007, 02:38 PM
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Mmhmm.. but as the boss man you really should be promoting this a lot!
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My case is just so unmoddable.

The side panel is going to be a pain to cut through, so I'd rather not attempt a window mod, else I fear I'd melt the plastic. =(
for plastic, put the dremel away. You want the weakest POS jigsaw you can find. The ghetto brand crappy one you get for $30. Use blades made for metal, and wrap the base plate in athletic tape to avoid scratches. An automotive air body saw is a much better choice, but they are pricey.

I've cut plastics with a dremel and the result is ugly if you don't have a very steady hand.
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