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  1. This 900D Case is Sponsored by Corsair A lot of inspiration came from "A Story of a Flying Fortress", a documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the "Memphis Belle". The "Memphis Belle" took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. On their way they encountered heavy AA fire and interceptors. I'll be going with different Pin-up Nose Art tho... It would be cool to utilize these accessories. 120mm "Sniper" fan grills on the chassis, http://mnpctech.com/pc-computer-cooling-fans-grills-custom/3-16-billet-fan-grill.html Fighter Pilot Toggle Switches, http://www.mnpctech.com/spdprtToggle.html To re-assemble the Corsair 900D chassis, I used these Black Powder coated PC chassis pop rivets http://www.mnpctech.com/Pop_rivets_for_computer_case.html Pop Rivet Gun http://www.mnpctech.com/Pop_Rivet_Guns.html Creating the riveted exterior Black PC Sleeving Kit http://www.mnpctech.com/PC_Cable_Wire_Sleeving_Kit.html Cutting heads off 1/2" diameter Steel Carriage bolts, to simulate the riveted fuselage exterior. Using Jigsaw with 18 TPI cutting blade, with Carriage bolt held in Bench vise. I cut 50 bolts just under 20 minutes with this technique \ Using Barrel Drum attachment on Dremel to smooth bottom surface of Carriage head, before applying to surface of exterior with DP-190 epoxy The exterior panels of the Corsair 900D was painted Flat Green, with the inner sides of the front and rear plates painted Battle Ship Grey. The side panels are ready for airbrushing and graphics. I will start by adding Bomb KILLS on the lower panel and USAF Insignia on upper right corner. I'm going to combine this 480 version of with 4x 120mm "Sniper" grills You can order single version of the 120mm Overkill Nautilus Fan Grills Black frame Green LED PC Cooling Fans, APEVIA 24" x 12" Round PC Modders Mesh Sheets "Screw'd M3 radiator screws, Green Anodized http://mnpctech.com/screws-anodized-m3-m4-30mm-35mm-40mm-red-blue-green-gold-ek-alphacool-hardwarelabs-corsair-xspc/pc-radiator-screws-anodized-socket-head-machine-red-blue-green-gold-black-silver-m3-m4-alphacool-ek-xspc-bix-hwlabs/pc-rad-screwz.html Green and Black or Green and Stainless Using 1" tape to mark location for the stencil The bombs are painted on with PPG "School Bus Yellow" Enamel Paint Overkill billet radiator grill with 4x Sniper grills, and paint it Corsair mentioned they may have artwork for the Pin Up Girl..In meantime, here are some samples of Pin-Up Art I like. United States Army Air Force TB-17G bomber in level flight, September 1943 BIG Thank you to Bill Frick for USAF decal, I have two extra, if anyone ever wants one... I'm using 80 grit sandpaper to create surface scratches, then 3M Red Scotchbrite Pad to scuff the entire exterior http://www.mnpctech.com/3m_scotchbrite_pads_red.html Using 3M Red Scotchbrite Pad to scuff the surface... Airbrushing seams for the simulated riveted side panels... FannBlade offered his fabrication skills to create replica scale wwII Bomb from scratch, using all aluminum. The replica will be suspended in the front intake, and for those interested, this could be designed as liquid cooling reservoir too, FannBlade is imagining an acrylic tube inserted and the fittings out the back side and make top removable. Some Reference images for the Replica of the WWII Bomb Materials for construction of the replica Fannblade's Scale replica wwII bomb attached...
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