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Old 05-08-2006, 04:46 PM   #41 (permalink)
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No, they're face plates from an older case. I'm definitly leaving it there.
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Ooh ok then fair enough. Would it not fit in the center though?
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It would have, but I stash wires over there.
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Oh right ok.
Heres my fan and bracket glued together. just waiting for it to dry properly so i can slot it in without it moving. Ill post some pics once i got it in my computer. i could probably now drill some screws into it to make it really secure

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Hey good idea. I never thought of doing that.
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I hope it works though. i tried to fit it in earlier but it was really hard to slot it fully in place and pushing on it made the glue a bit too lose because i hadnt left it to try for long enough. This time im making sure its completely solid dry.
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I actually did the same thing you did Craze (except I used hot glue instead of screws to hold the fan/grill on) ->

yea, it looks crappy, but it works
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That looks amazing xenium, good job
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I cant tell if you're being sarcastic or not because it really looks horrible lol. Anyways, thanx. And its really not that hard to do. You just hot-glue 2 5.25" drive bay covers together, cut out an 80mm square/circle, hot-glue fan and grill to it, and voila! It took me all of 10 minutes and it works great. If people are really interestd, Ill write a lil' tut with pics and everything
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I made a new videocard cooler... I realized how ghetto mine was.

I just took one of the expansion slot covers, dremeled it a bit so I could bend a flange out, drilled holes, and attached fan. This way I can put it on correctly and I think it looks a lot better.


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