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  1. Thread: project Sulaco

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    Supply Drop

    As the project reaches its close and the next project is waiting in the wings I was delighted to hear that Bitfenix wanted to share some of there products with me

    I am usually...
  2. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    As a little aside i decided to get a table saw or a bandsaw, BUT i cant afford one and my wife will kill me if i do buy one

    So whats the solution..... MAKE ONE

    Heres a quick guide

    You will...
  3. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Just before the festivities i managed to get a rare nugget of time to finish the PSU shroud

    First up a monor admission...... the mk1 broke a bit.. a child of mine who shall remain nameless knocked...
  4. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    After 10 coats of paint and clear the side panel has finaly been MOSTLY put together, stll have the brushed accents to fit over the bevel gaps but the majority is done

    Durin the undercoat and...
  5. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Big update in the works, another supply drop ASUS this time and more work on the PSU shroud
  6. Thread: project Sulaco

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    UPDATE TIME!!!!!!!

    So this week its been all about the PSU cover and res holder combo
    BUT.. there was a problem, when i could have ordered some nice smoked (very easy to cut and bond) Acrylic, i...
  7. Thread: project Sulaco

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    Supply Drop

    It is that time again and another supply drop has arrived, this time it is my much anticipated EK Watercooling

    So lets see what we have on the box........

    Fittings, Res, CPU...
  8. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Thankyou, with this beig super low budget the sponsors really help.

    Oh wow you did the Aztec TG, live that build dude, you did the impossible..... made a GT look pretty
  9. Thread: project Sulaco

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    Fear not Guys and Gals i have not abandoned you all, i am waiting on a ton of deliveried for supplies and several sponsors including

    Enermax
    ASUS
    SpecialTech

    Lots of updates on the way as...
  10. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    One of my fave activities today..... Chassis cutting


    The NZXT Tempest Evo can accomodate a 240 this rad in the roof although you wouldnt know until you take the 140mm fans out....
  11. Thread: project Sulaco

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    What's on the menu today???...... Filling... mmmmmm my favourite... *Runs ff to cry in the corner*

    I hate filling but these things must me done, the first plan for the side had 2 vents on the side...
  12. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    lol Damn monkey you get around
  13. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Finaly got time for an update, here goes....

    Time I started work modifying the NZXT Sentry LXE to modify it for the front of my case top



    Cutting is going to take a while, love or hate NZXT...
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  15. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    BUSY BUSY BUSY, finialy has a chance to get a good run up putting the side pane together and making sure it all fits before final sending and painting

    Electrical tape, the modders friend...
  16. Thread: project Sulaco

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    SUPPLY DROP

    A few weeks ago i was delighted to hear that NZXT had been kind enough to sponsor my project, for me this is fantastic, although sponsorship is a day to day affair for the more...
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    Lament Configuration // Finish

    DAMN... Im so envious i think ile haft to get some mates over and "tear your soul apart", on was hoping to build my own one day with moving parts but far beyond my skills
  18. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Its door fabrication time, that means HERE COMES THE DREMEL yay!!!!


    First up, lets get this side taken apart
    http://i555.photobucket.com/albums/jj461/tobyak/pc%20build/DSCF1186.jpg...
  19. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    All shall become apparent in time lol... although on my budget it will end up as a hamster
  20. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    the only sped limitation is the curing time of the resin, cleaning is remarkable fast, just pull off any resin that was not within the mould propper. it wil come away like a very thick sheet of...
  21. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    When i say limited tools i really mean it, apart from a dremel and a drill im hand tool only, this is super low budget... and its a very enjoyable process

    So its largely a case of "how do i do...
  22. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Time to do the casting


    http://i555.photobucket.com/albums/jj461/tobyak/DSCF1137.jpg

    What do we have
    Resin Catalyst MouldMixing bowlMixing device


    Raw polyester resin
  23. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Some is backlog catch up, this actuialy reflects about a week.... from here on posts are real time. sort of "what i did today" kinda deal
  24. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    This is the first propper log ive done, so i am on a very steep learning curve as to presentation. Thankfully ive got a great friend a d mod expert coaching me with the presentation

    RTV moulding...
  25. Thread: project Sulaco

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    project Sulaco

    Time to demould

    One of the good ways to see if your silicone is ready to remove from the mould is to look at the surface it will lok tight and will have lost most of the shine it had as a liquid...
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