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Old 24th March, 2006, 05:14 AM
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My Rig

Just a shot, so you know what I'm working with!
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Old 24th March, 2006, 06:04 AM
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Nice! You've got leds everywhere in that thing don't ya?
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Old 24th March, 2006, 06:34 AM
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i'll take that $20 of yours thats next to the computer
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Old 24th March, 2006, 06:58 AM
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What's the CD doing at the back of your PSU doing?
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Old 24th March, 2006, 03:45 PM
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The CD is hanging on a pegboard, for easy access when needed. An old '98 backup CD
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Old 24th March, 2006, 03:48 PM
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Thanks Captain! I was thinking about taking the CD/DVD drives and floppy out and painting the cases black. What do you think?
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Old 24th March, 2006, 03:53 PM
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Cool

Sorry WonderBread, The cash will be staying with me. I have to be able to afford future upgrades,you know.
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Old 24th March, 2006, 04:05 PM
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Sweet rig man, very clean. Painting those drives black would look great by the way. Post a pic of it in the dark so i can see it all lit up.
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Old 24th March, 2006, 04:27 PM
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Lightbulb

Thanks for the feedback. It really means alot. I'm planning on taking some more pics with the lights out to get the full effect. I don't like the grey covers on the drives. That will be my next project.
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Old 24th March, 2006, 06:56 PM
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if you can afford it, why not make new shells for the drives out of see through acrylic?
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Good idea captain, that would look awesome i think.
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Old 24th March, 2006, 08:44 PM
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Sweet Mod!!!
Love the Cathode going up the back.
Is that tube coming from the back of the case for the HS & fan?
It looks a little short that all....
I was checking out a mod on CaseModGod.com from a guy who makes all of his own acrylic cases and fittings... It looks like a lot of work.
He drills his own holes and bevels the edges with a router. And he even torches the holes to smooth out the edges.
The ending affect is awsome!

Maybe paint the Roms and floppy a shiny silver.
Keep up the hard work.
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Old 25th March, 2006, 02:00 AM
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Lightbulb

I tried the shot with the lights out but the flash makes it seem like daylight!
I don't know how to shut off the flash yet I did the drives black and I think it turned out pretty well. The screws stand out more.
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if it's digital it's usally the top button on the pad. Anyway nice case
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Nice.....the black drives look very cool.
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Old 8th April, 2006, 03:49 AM
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Thanks, I put it our there for $1,500. Do you think that is too low. I want to go duel core for my next project. I need to sell this one to get it done. Let me know what you think.
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The Case looks great! The black drives make a great contrast to the rest of the case.
How much did you spend to build it?
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Old 11th April, 2006, 02:42 AM
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Thanks Booman!! I would have to guess around $1100 all together. I took alot of time wiring it to keep everything out of the way. It's all quality stuff from the parts I had to choose from at the time when I built it. I paid $180 for the power supply alone. It had just come on the market when I bought it. My quest for duo core continues. Thanks again for the input and talk to you soon.
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