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Thorsteenster Thorsteenster is offline
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Default Tried my hand at case modding tonight.... - 10-24-2009, 04:56 AM

Stripped it all the way down, cut a whole in the LCD shielding, removed the chrome DELL lettering and ring. I then drilled a series of different sized holes, then with an X-Acto roughed out the lettering and filed it out to finish. With an X-Acto I scribed round and round til I cut through, rough shaped then sanded with sandpaper from 220 grit up to 1000 grit. I cut a round piece of 060 lexan out and with Plastruct Plastic Weld I attached the lexan to the inside of the case, then placed the center piece and attached it. The piece of shielding I cut out was bigger than needed, so with the protective wrap from the lexan as a template I cut the excess piece and dabbed some Elmers to keep it in place so I'd still have maximum backing.
So it works great and looks cool, not perfect, but I just wanted to get my feet wet.

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Default 11-04-2009, 10:53 PM

dig it...
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Default 11-05-2009, 04:01 AM

Very nice!

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Default 11-05-2009, 04:13 AM


I :3 Plastruct Plastic Weld

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