XFX Fire & Ice
Well I had a little time between Lan parties and Builds ( still waiting for one to come back) I decide to give it a go in the ECS Modmen competition, ECS Custom Case I had this concept before in 2009 and after a few complete ice mods I was ready to attempt to build it. The build will be called Fire & Ice, making the case from liquid resin and trying to use a least amount of metal possible with a waterfall reservoir.
I purchased the ECS model P67H2-A2 Deluxe
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A have a long way to go and a short time frame, Do you think i can make it?
wtf.. a 7x3 tray of Intel CPU?
build this or I'll drunkenstyle beat myself up...
First thing is getting my layout on The board that i will be using for my mold and double checking measurements.
adding 2 by 4 and attaching them with screws from the back
getting a 3d visual in my mind ,
Side view of the side panel
Molds are ready
Am I making cookies or a case mod you decide
Ready to Pour
make sure you add you Mold release
Sorry for the blur i was probley dizzy from the fumes
Mixing the resin with the catalyst
I let it set over the next 24 hours
Ok need to keep pushing on this if i am going to get done
Vote every day till the end for your favorite
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Amazing stuff JJ. Please update when you can.
Thanks for sharing.
After letting the resin harded for about 2days here is the end result
One cool side panel
all cleaned up
getting a good idea on attaching the fans
front panel fan placement
rounting the front & side panels for Plex glass Insert
Side panel sanding from 50 , 150, 400 , 1000 grit.
More plexi has arrived to finish my newest feature to the case.
Dont forget to go and vote!!!! 2 1/2 days left. ECS Custom Case I am pushing hard to finish it.
Adding the case fans!!!
I wanted to do something different and cut them out myself instead of using the large hole cutter.
trusting old craftmans scroll saw
Setting the blade through the pre drill holes
A little etching action
testing the LEPA fans
and the other side again cutting out the fan holes
Thanks again for taking a look.
Man this is awesome!! I cant wait to see the end result!
This is going to be one solid/heavy case.
Hey why is this way farther done on the actual ECS site :P give us the real updates :P
WOW some of the builds on there are just WOW!!! love the mechs and this case as well looks awesome but there is a x79 mech on there that is just amazing. oh and the fish tank cooled ones are nice to.
:shok: Great job
have to get me one of those saws
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