Acrylic case?

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Acrylic case?

Postby odie2190 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 2:46 pm

has any 1 made an all acrylic case from scratch?


like went to home depot bought acrylic n stuff?

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Postby bubba » Tue Feb 20, 2007 5:16 pm

You can't buy Acrylic at the depot, plexy (polycarbonate) sheets and its to brittle to do full case out off. That and I'm not to sure, but I don't think they have any over 3/16" thick.

If you want to buy sheet acrylic for sides you can get it from here. They have all the parts you would need to build a case.

If you want every thing made from acrylic then you will need thicker acrylic you can get it from http://www.mcmaster.com, but a 1/4" thick 2 foot square peace will set you back at least 50 bucks. Then you will need special drill bits for plastic and fine tooth saw blades.

Unless you REALLY want to build you own, I'd buy pre-made.

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Postby odie2190 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 5:23 pm

ok thnx that helps alot.

just a little prioject for me an my dad.

some father son time maybe
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Postby The Black Pumpkin » Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:46 pm

They do have clear cases, I'm just not sure if they're acrylic or not.
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Postby cyberneticimplant » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:20 pm

I personally would hate a clear case because you can see all the dust.

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Postby Bio-Hazard » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:54 pm

This is a fairly nice acrylic case from Sunbeam Tech........ :)

http://www.sunbeamtech.com/PRODUCTS/ac9b/AC9B.html

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Postby odie2190 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:13 am

wanted a different type think ima pick up the danger den, torture rack case


http://www.dangerden.com/store/product. ... t=1&page=1
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Postby bubba » Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:58 am

the danger den is a test bench rack, no top or front. If that is the style your going for take a look at the 'Bob Slay" from Mountain Mods

http://www.mountainmods.com/product_inf ... cts_id=320

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Postby Bio-Hazard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:57 am

The DD "T" rack does have a top and fromt option.

Options:
Coming Soon - Send us your graphics and we'll cut it into the case
Case Panel Colors (available soon - standard is all clear)
Top Panel - For Security or Stacking Purposes
Front Panel - For Security

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Postby bubba » Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:32 am

Cool, I stand corrected. I figured since it was a test rack that it wouldn't have sides.

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Postby odie2190 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:45 pm

well thnx i like the 1 from mountain mods better now.. like the color
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Postby Bio-Hazard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 11:05 pm

The Mountain Mods has gotten some pretty good reviews in the past.......... 8)

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Postby moon111 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:28 pm

Bio-Hazard wrote:The Mountain Mods has gotten some pretty good reviews in the past.......... 8)

Was your case a review sample or did you pony up for that bad boy?

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Postby bubba » Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:49 pm

I'm betting he bought it.

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Postby Bio-Hazard » Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:08 pm

Review sample from when I was writing for System Cooling a few years back........... :mrgreen:

http://www.systemcooling.com/mountain_mods_u2-ufo-01.html

To bad the site is no longer operational................. :(

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clear cases and UV lights

Postby road » Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:38 am

cyberneticimplant:
I recall reading someone say an acrylic case with UV lights installed makes the dust inside look like a mini-galaxy swirling inside. Guess thats one negative turned into a positive, haha!

On the other hand no amount of effects could help me forget those little planets floating about are mostly dead human skin cells! Then toss in a few of these badboys "jetpacking" around in there:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_dust_mite
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j/k, enjoy your project with the pops odie2190 and post what project you settle on.

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Postby linkinparkks » Sun Feb 25, 2007 4:31 am

there's one thing i've been wondering, does the uv lights used in cpu cases really harm you?

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Postby odie2190 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:32 pm

good question.

lol i have no idea
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Re: Acrylic case?

Postby PCFlip » Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:56 pm

what would be the best way to cut acrylic? and for more more smaller detail cuts as well?

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Re: Acrylic case?

Postby bubba » Fri Feb 01, 2008 5:04 am

Best way, watter jet, cheapest way scroll/band saw + high grit wet/dry sand paper + time + elbow grease to sand down the cuts after words.
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