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Old November 29, 2009, 02:59 PM
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Thank you Daze!

1/4" thick acrylic sheets will act as reinforced segments of the side panels.


Heres a close up of the vertical blade cutting 1/4" acrylic sheet


These edges are not acceptable


Black & Decker Mouse Sander with Medium grit sandpaper


Thats better!


Starting on other side tonight, this side still needs exploded hole, and I need to get more 1/4" socket head screws. Those will be countersunk
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Old November 29, 2009, 04:26 PM
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Very nice work Bill. Can't wait to see final pics on this project, it's gonna turn out real good like your other projects..
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Old November 30, 2009, 10:39 AM
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I hope so! Thank you miggs.

I can't cover up the bullet holes..lol





I used the Dremel with a cutting wheel to emulate impact to the reinforcement panel.


Using Dremel with egraving bit to gouge the other bullet hole under the acrylic. A ventilation hole was added as well.


Round Modders Mesh used as the ventilation grill in the left side panel.


Scotch Weld DP-190 2 part epoxy is used to attach the Modders Mesh to the backside of the side panel
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Old November 30, 2009, 10:47 AM
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Those bullet holes look awesome.
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Old November 30, 2009, 12:13 PM
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hmm, 2 part epoxy, I'm betting that the side panel would give out before the epoxy does, love the weight system you're using for it too
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Old November 30, 2009, 05:33 PM
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Yes, Scotch Weld bonds metal on metal better than JB Weld

Mwhahahah. I love cutting nasty holes in a nice computer cases.

Something exploded in Christopher's computer at one time. He never bothered fixing the hole.







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Old November 30, 2009, 08:17 PM
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Holy smokes this is looking good. Can't wait to see how it turns out
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You should put some frayed wires out of the hole so it looks like the explosion got some of the guts of the computer.
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Old December 2, 2009, 08:39 AM
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Thank you guys!

Great idea too mezzo

1/4" thick White acrylic sheet with District 9 sign will be the grill for 2x 200mm top fans

We cnc milled the grill, but If you have custom laser cutting needs, I suggest contacting Vintage Manufacturing - Custom Laser Cutting Service - Texas





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Old December 2, 2009, 09:17 AM
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wow, those guys do some intricate work *took a quick look at some product examples*
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