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Old 06-23-2010, 09:23 PM   #3201
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how hard is it to mod a larger window?
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Old 06-23-2010, 11:49 PM   #3202
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Not terribly hard, depending on the route you want to take. For me it was harder because I used bolts to mount (looks really clean), but normally you can use some 3M #4010 (or similar) to mount the window. I also used some C (also called U) channel for the cut. For tools, I just use a good old ruler and a jigsaw. I just don't have a steady hand (or a good place to do the cutting).
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:54 AM   #3203
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Is it possible to attach a fan to a mooded side window?
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Old 06-24-2010, 01:00 AM   #3204
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well, for your 1200 Shozzking...

for on my 1200 all i did was remove the mesh on the side window an it looks cleaner by far...

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Old 06-24-2010, 09:50 AM   #3205
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I'm skeptic about using any kind of saw (including a hole saw) on acrylic (or lexan) less than 1/8" thick. It cracks VERY easily.
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Old 06-25-2010, 02:17 PM   #3206
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then what would you use?
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Old 06-26-2010, 01:37 AM   #3207
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laser-cut. Which is why I would suggest buying a panel from FrozenCPU.com or the likes (Performance-PCs.com) before I would suggest modding in a plexi (acrylic) window with the intention of also having a fan hole.
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Old 06-26-2010, 04:46 AM   #3208
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I'm skeptic about using any kind of saw (including a hole saw) on acrylic (or lexan) less than 1/8" thick. It cracks VERY easily.
It's all about the proper lubrication and speed. It's possible, but just takes patience and care (especially with acrylic).
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Took me about 10 minutes to cut one hole in my acrylic window in my case. I used an adjustable cutting blade that was attached to a power drill. And yes, speed is key. Too slow (and thus too much pressure) = cracking. Too fast = melting the acrylic around the hole.
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Old 06-27-2010, 12:14 AM   #3210
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I've suffered extremities of both.
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