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I have been following the wrong link.....   https://themodzoo.com/   and thought this forum was down...  Anyways thank god for google searches 😄

The work log is getting pretty messy so the delay gets me a chance to clean it up a little :)

Most of you guys have seen this posted elsewhere but i really wanted to have it posted here 😄

A big Thanks to my mates over at MWave for supporting me on this one with some really cool hardware.

 

MWAVE
GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS ELITE
INTEL I7-9700K
GIGABYTE GEFORCE RTX 2060 SUPER
TEAM FORCE VULCAN 16GB 3200
INTEL 660P 512GB M.2
4 X SAMSUNG SSD'S


Last but not least the star of the show :D

DEEPCOOL ASSASSIN III COOLER

Again thanks MWAVE

 

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The Story!
I fell in love with the fast looking open style metal alloy cases a while back. Antec, Cougar etc... but there was one i really liked. The Zeaginal ZC-11..
But it was soon obvious that getting my hands on this Case was going to be a huge hassle. So i decided to just make my own. HyperCase DM-01 !

Where does a build like this start?
 

@ the bottom

For strength it's important to make the base from a single bent sheet of plex and it starts with a cut out from 3mm clear.


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The next part to fabricate is the top, This is done in 3 sections and braced.

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Next to make is the spine and motherboard tray.

The spine the the largest section of the case and is 6mm thick and will become 12mm thick.

The tray is a suspension type and can be adjusted from side to side to suit.



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After all the main parts were cut it was time to give them some texture, flat panels just look sad .

Again starting at the bottom.
Nothing too fancy just some direction shape.

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The spine gets a bit more work. Overlays on both sides and psu bracket

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Same for the motherboard tray.... it gets some cutouts for the SSD's to sit.

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The top section get a lot of extra work... a lot of sanding shaping and a bit of bondo work.



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With all the main players on the field it was time to get some work done, All the parts undergo extensive primer and prep work and will sit for a few weeks until paint time.

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Then it's time for another assemble for some more measurements... and a few glamour shots :D

I feel the monochrome shots better represent the end game better than the undercoat blue and grey....There's something about BW pics :)

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And again some colour shots for context


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Thanks Mos👍

 

Almost done with this panel.. Fill a few ruff spots with spot putty a rub and final primer.

First off was to get some primer down.

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Not sure what to call these things, but hopefully they look cool! i'll show the inspiration for adding these soon.


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A lot more sanding some more primer and a few coats of spray putty.


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The inspiration :D

DEEPCOOL'S ASSASSIN III COOLER FANS

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We're on the home stretch now ! ..... well until i change my mind again :p

Yesterday was all the boring stuff..... more sanding and spot putty work... but today was a bit more fun as i finally get to throw down some colour :D

First the boring! Kinda like running around putting out all the little spot fires.


Some final prep work to the PSU cover, Filling in all the plex joins and fixing a few small dimples.

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It's a lotta extra work, but the end result will be worth it.

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Not sure if any one noticed this before but i changed the front. Decided to carry the lines thru to the bottom of the panel for a cleaner sharper look.

This added a couple of extra days work... but i think it's worth the time.

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Then finish off the bracket for the Galaxy II Stats screen :) It's a simple spring type clip mod, that just holds the phone snug in place.


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A hell of a lot more wet rubbing and more spot fires and all the parts under base coat (silver)



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A day later....just when you thought all the wet rubbing was over ..... It's more wet rubbing again....


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Why sand every coat? To get the paint as flat as poss.... that is what gives the mirror finish @ the very end.



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Fun Time :D First a few coats of the gun metal and then on goes the 2K clear coat.

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Lets do a few more :)


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Just for giggles! what could have been!!!!!


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