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Old 03-10-2007, 12:25 PM   #1
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I'm trying to cut a hole in the top of my case where the usb / audio ports were, what type of tool would i use for that? I tried using a box cutter and a plexiglass cutter, they're both pretty much razors but aren't working or getting anywhere. My case is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133137 so it's aluminum.
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A dremel would do the job
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Old 03-10-2007, 01:22 PM   #3
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The rotary saw one or which? When I search for them theres like 20+ different types.
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Something like this would do the job
http://www.dremel.com/en-US/attachme...=66357&I=66359
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Post pics when your done!
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I would use a cutting wheel on a dremel rotary tool. Thats what I used to cut the hole in the top of my case for a fan. Or if you have a jigsaw, you could use that with a fine tooth metal cutting blade on it.
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definatley go with a dremel tool precsion and cord wont get in your way get a good one tho a 10k RPM wont cut it(literaly!)
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read my post case mod for plastic
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read my post case mod for plastic
Its not for plastic its for aluminum. But ya definatley use a dremel with a metal cutting bit on it. I fyou go to like a hardware store that has dremel bits then it will say on the packaginbg what types of material to use that blade to cut, just find the one you need.
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i know its not plastic but if he ever wanted to cut plastic
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