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Old August 21, 2011, 06:55 AM
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Quick question, what did you use to cut your side panel? I'm thinking about putting a window in my case.

Drilled access holes and used a jigsaw and file clean.
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Old August 21, 2011, 07:12 AM
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bleh id have to drop $150 on tools to do that :(
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Old August 21, 2011, 07:49 AM
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bleh id have to drop $150 on tools to do that :(

Yes but look at all the fun you could have for years to come
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local plastic supply i see other things like tubes to make rez's just need plastic weld or heat gun to make things
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bleh id have to drop $150 on tools to do that :(
You can find a cheap rotary tool for 20-30 bucks and use that. You will likely have to purchase reinforced cutting disks. MNPCTech does a good tutorial video.
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I don't know where you live but Sign shops, Industrial Plastic shops,and glass shops all sell this stuff for very good prices. They'll even drill the holes you need to mount if required too.
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I get my modded side windows from the local speedy autoglass shop, they remake them from lexan, way more durrable and forgiving.
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I get my modded side windows from the local speedy autoglass shop, they remake them from lexan, way more durrable and forgiving.
bullet proof if 1" thick
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probably going to pick up a 12x12 on that site and install it on a bitfenix shinobi
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Another + for the glass shops, they usually have both real glass and plexi!
I had a factory window in my X2000F and it was about 1/8" thick plastic. I didn't like it was on the outside of the panel though, and it scratched so easily when cleaning :(
I went to a glass shop and paid $15 to have them cut a nice thick 5mm (~1/4") smoked grey (black tinted) glass piece of real glass to fit on the inside. I used thin double sided clear tape to hold it in, and I cut the lil bolts that hold the old stock piece in and used a lil dab of epoxy to hold them in as they didnt thread quite as well as I'd hoped after cutting them shorter. It also gives the door a nice heft to it and helps with sound. It turned out very nice!
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