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 Post subject: Project T2's Spinner Case (56K Warning)
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:55 pm 
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Project: T2's Spinner Case :lol:

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That's right T2 is starting a worklog project........"Yes I said it" I am gonna Mod a case. :lol:
I have been wanted to do this project for a long time now. I few members have heard me talking about this Project.
Ever since I saw the WICKED fan grill mod by Bill A.K.A mnpctech_guy . It got me thinking about doing a Spinner Case Project.
I and so here we are today starting this fine project by T2.

The Genny Pig today will be a 13-Bay ATX Full Tower Server Case. (that I bought for $9.50) :lol:
List of hardware and goodies going into the Project: List
  • 1 Hiper Type-R 580W Modular Power Supply - Chrome
  • AMD64 3000+ CPU
  • MSi K8T Neo-V Socket 754 MoBo
  • ATI X700 Pro 256 AGP
  • RC Spinner Rim
  • L.E.D Flame scanner red/chrome
  • 2xL.E.D. License Fasteners
  • 2xRaidMax Rim 80mm Fan Grill
  • 12"/30,5cm Motorized Speaker Spinner
  • 2xSunbeam 80mm Red L.E.D. Anodized Fans
  • 3set Racing Toggle switch plate (chrome/Red)
  • Coolermaster KHC-L91-U1 HYPER 48 CPU Cooler
  • LIAN-LI TR-3B 3.5" BLACK DIGITAL LCD
  • 2x80mm Billet grills from www.mnpctech.com
  • Patriot 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM (On Order)
  • Western Digital Raptor WD360GD 36.7GB HD
  • Logisys RM01 DIY remote 12V controller
  • 1/8" Mirror Clear Acrylic (Vendor pending)
  • 1/8" or smaller Red UV acrylic (Vendor pending)
  • Color for case is gonna be Candy Apple Red with Metal Flake (Local car paint shop)


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More pictures to come later..............(Stay Tuned) :thumbsup:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:07 pm 
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Here are some Pic's that I took :grin:

Case and the Goodies
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Side View with the MoBo Tray open
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Chrome and Red Switch Plate
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92mm small Spinner
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12" woofer Speaker Spinner
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Goodies...Again
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:08 pm 
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w00ts......more pic's today :blurp::thumbsup:

This will be the reset switch
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Video card
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Hiper PSU
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Skull Led's for the HD and System active meters
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CPU cooler
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:08 pm 
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Ok.....I have two Options:

Option#1
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Option#2
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What you you guys&gals think........:grin:

This is only a Sample color (Red metal flake)


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:08 pm 
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Here is some pic's I took last night to show the size of the products for the project..

Switch size
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Skull size
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Reset switch size
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Spinner size
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:09 pm 
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More sweeet pic's :blurp:

I was messing around with some ideas about using a duct and plate.
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And what looks good :D
Option#1 w/80mm [FONT=Arial][size=-1]Machined Billet grills[/size][/FONT]
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Option#2 without 80mm [FONT=Arial][size=-1]Machined Billet grills[/size][/FONT]
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:09 pm 
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OMG!!! Updates :haha:

I was messing around with some Pimp rims today (Damit too big) 83mm
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I can't stand the bar that goes across the case (plus it was in the way)
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OMG!!! T2 is working with a Dremel :eek::haha:
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Finished Cuts inside of the case.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:10 pm 
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The inside view of the cuts
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Here are the cuts for the 80mm fans
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I am getting ready the Cuts for the Spinner side window.
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More to come......


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:10 pm 
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Woots!! Updates :haha:

Here is the cuts of the 80mm holes on Top of the case
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Side panel and the top piece Cuts
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:11 pm 
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Here is a idea about the LED meters for the front :blurp:
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The package :P
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:11 pm 
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I have to touch up some spots on the cuts (But it is coming together Nicely)
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Stay tuned...............


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:12 pm 
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Here's the latest clean-up cuts on the back.
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I cutted out the vent of the upper back piece.
before
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after
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:12 pm 
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Here is a pic of the side panel that i drilled the holes for the Spinner bracket.
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Bracket mounted with macking tape removed.
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The Spinner is Mounted :haha:
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More on the way............Stay tuned :excited:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:13 pm 
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Watch out the Madman is at it Again :haha:
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A little taping off and sizing up the Holes :shades:
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And the work begains :scared:
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:13 pm 
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BAM!!!!!!
I made all the cuts on the Panel (Reset switch/Power Switch/Switch Panel and Spinner Hole)
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Installed the Bling to see how it fits (WOW)
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Front panel with the switches up
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Close-up view of the BLING!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:13 pm 
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Here is another Pic of the BLING installed on front of the Case.
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Stay tuned for the next weeks episode (AS THE SPINNER TURNS) :haha:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:14 pm 
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Here is the Modded LCD fan controller done by Twisted @ pcApex.com
[quote=Twizted]It looks better IRL as the camera kinda makes it look orangish but it looks good for sure;)

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Here is the latest updates on the Spinner Mod :blurp:

Ok.....I needed to cut the small spinner housing
First look
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I cutted the spinner housing down to fit into the Case body
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:15 pm 
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Here is where i was marking the holes to be cut
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T2 in Action
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Checking the cuts i just made (Test Fit)
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 1:15 pm 
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BAM!!!!
Isn't it pretty
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Close-up of the cleaned up cuts
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