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Old April 15, 2012, 03:10 AM
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Thank you for your comments! We gave the ASUS GTX 560 Ti's factory fans and shroud a "Steampunk" makeover.



Kyle made the Copper rings while I modified the factory shroud.



Kyle airbrushing aged and weathered effect on the "steampunk" inspired shroud.

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Old April 15, 2012, 10:00 AM
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great job as always

lookin forward to the finished case
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Old April 17, 2012, 07:21 AM
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Thank you Father Fuzzy and everyone else for tuning into this project log and sharing your comments and feedback! Over Kyle's 2 day visit, we transformed Antec's Lanboy Air into our vision of something that resembles make shift portable Nuclear Fusion Generator in Post-Apocalyptic landscape..


Our Lanboy mod makes no apologies for being Mean & Nasty looking.


The Gullwing style side panels were created with spring loaded hinges. The Lanboy was painted "Charcoal Grey" metallic with "distressed and weathered" highlights.


The XSPC Raystorm waterblock is kept cool with the massive 250mm cooling fan mounted on 8" x 9.25" wide Thermaltake radiator that was taken from their "SwordM" full tower. The fan behind the Stainless Steel reservoir is Enermax VEGAS Trio in Blue/Red/Green combo-LED with 11 switchable LED color modes.


Kyle created a custom switch box for the top with plastic wire loom covering the wires. The Green faucets created the illusion of plumbing for the toxic waste. The Lanboy chassis was flipped upside down with the NZXT 850 PSU relocated to the exterior. The watercool loop exits and re-enters the interior through in the top of the PC.


Intel Core i7 970, EVGA X-58 Classified, 12 GB Corsair DDR3, Dominator-GT, XSPC Raystorm CPU waterblock, Asus ASUS GTX 560, NZXT 850 Watt PSU, Mushkin 120 GB Calisto SSD
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I didn't think anyone could make that ugly case appealing, Such fantastic workmanship.
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Old April 17, 2012, 07:53 PM
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drool,,,, the videocard has kickas* design
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Old April 17, 2012, 08:35 PM
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Bill awesome as always. You definitely took something that was horrid a made a modern work of art out of it.
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Old April 18, 2012, 12:03 PM
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Glad you like it Thanks for all of the feedback and comments guys!
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Old April 18, 2012, 12:12 PM
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awesome, only you guys could take that piece of just and make it look good.
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Old April 24, 2012, 07:52 AM
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Thank you Kyle! Here is system photos as promised. It's been upgraded to Intel Core i7 970. The i7 is cooled with XSPC Raystorm CPU waterblock. The motherboard is EVGA's X-58 Classified with 12 GB of Corsair's DDR3 Dominator-GT and ASUS GTX 560 DirectCUII. Powered by NZXT's 850 Watt PSU with Win7 on Mushkin's 120 GB "Callisto" SSD.



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Old April 28, 2012, 01:32 PM
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Uploaded video with highlights from this build and random fun we had during kyle's visit from Scotland

"APOCALYPSE" PC Case Mod Project, 2.5 days at Mnpctech. - YouTube
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