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Old May 28, 2010, 06:47 AM
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Holy Crap....Love your stuff.
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Old May 28, 2010, 07:14 AM
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Awesome as always
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Old May 28, 2010, 07:51 AM
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Im loving the side pannels
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Old May 28, 2010, 04:55 PM
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Side panels look epic
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Old May 29, 2010, 05:17 AM
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Thank you everybody for commenting! While the two panels were curing, I dismantled and prepped the chassis for paint.

This is the front spring release assembly for the bezel.


The 5.25 bay plates are very easy to remove with screw driver, love the extruded aluminum!


The Motherboard try is held on with pop-rivets, I use a 1/8" drill bit to bore them out.




I couldn't access sandblasting equip to blast inside the extruded aluminum fins (top panel), so I folded 400 grit sandpaper around a micro flat head screw driver.






I used the Red Scotch-Brite pad to scuff the rest of the top panel before applying self etching primer


Black self-etching primer coat is used instead of Gray, to darken the Silver aluminum top color coat.


This time I applied the paint while Brad enjoyed his Summer Shandy on the deck :D
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Old May 30, 2010, 04:21 AM
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Last night I painted the Motherboard tray and extruded aluminum 5.25 bays the Cobalt Blue


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Old May 30, 2010, 09:10 AM
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Nice paint Bill Cant see we see to many cases that have a lot of blue in them. Well, we do, but I mean paint wise of the actual case. We mostly see lights, fans, tubing etc. that is blue.

This is coming along really nice, cant wait to see more!

Oh, are you going to put hardware in it, or are you just doing the case?
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Old May 30, 2010, 11:31 PM
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are you going to have all blue sleeving?

i think it would look cool with every other being black, and blue, it would match the motherboard and add nice contrast.
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Old May 31, 2010, 05:25 AM
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Yes, I'm installing the hardware they sent me. Leaning toward sleeving everything Black, but not commited to it yet. Here is the Background design painted Silver Aluminum







Before & after the background of the panel design was painted Silver Aluminum
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Old May 31, 2010, 06:00 AM
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Looks great!
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