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Old February 19, 2013, 08:06 PM
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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?

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Old February 19, 2013, 08:16 PM
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wtf.. a 7x3 tray of Intel CPU?

build this or I'll drunkenstyle beat myself up...
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Old February 19, 2013, 08:37 PM
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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

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Old February 20, 2013, 04:52 PM
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Amazing stuff JJ. Please update when you can.

Thanks for sharing.
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Old February 20, 2013, 08:52 PM
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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.
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Old February 25, 2013, 09:00 PM
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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.
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Old February 26, 2013, 05:30 AM
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Man this is awesome!! I cant wait to see the end result!
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Old February 26, 2013, 06:27 AM
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This is going to be one solid/heavy case.
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Old February 26, 2013, 06:57 AM
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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.
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Old February 27, 2013, 11:18 PM
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Great job

have to get me one of those saws
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