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Old 8th October 2011, 5:13 PM   #121
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Why didn't you just get a drill/wire cutters/tin snips/hacksaw/stanley knife/pliers and remove it bit by bit, then sand it down. You needn't have waited three months
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Old 8th October 2011, 5:16 PM   #122
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Why didn't you just get a drill/wire cutters/tin snips/hacksaw/stanley knife/pliers and remove it bit by bit, then sand it down. You needn't have waited three months
You can ask BlueRaven but a hacksaw couldn't do the job given the position of the piece of plastic. The plastic was too thick for a stanley knife and pliers to snap the plastic would have been too risky.
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Old 8th October 2011, 9:59 PM   #123
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Here is the second incarnation of my "Ghetto Box". I made another using the same style of storage container modified for AT-style systems, but I can't be bothered going to find it.

This one is Fullsize-ATX-spec, complete with 2 areas to mound hard drives and the optical drive on the top. Idle temps on a P4 system weren't bad, full-load was a different story thou.

The only tools used were a soldering iron (to melt the plastic) and a screwdriver to mount screws - no cutting tools at all.

This used to house my LAN system - had a whopping 200GB hard drive in it back in the day, considered massive back then.











Here is the third incarnation using an old ITX board. This one was built back in about 2004, with the aim being to only have one hole out the side for cables, and one out the bottom for cables (after installing a few feet on the bottom). The CDROM is slot load, but it's a very tight fit to get a CD in there!





I absolutely LOVE ghetto mods - some of the best modding is done on the cheap! If only I had a camera over the years to photograph some of my more ingenious creations...
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Old 9th October 2011, 9:43 PM   #124
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Here's my contribution.


Sennheiser HD555 (dampener removed) + logitech USB headset



Dremeled away the rest of the logitech headset and only left the microphone. Then just hot glue it back onto the side of the Sennheiser. It can still rotate out of the way if I need to. Excellent for confort.
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Old 9th October 2011, 10:23 PM   #125
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Here's my contribution.


Sennheiser HD555 (dampener removed) + logitech USB headset

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Dremeled away the rest of the logitech headset and only left the microphone. Then just hot glue it back onto the side of the Sennheiser. It can still rotate out of the way if I need to. Excellent for confort.


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Old 10th October 2011, 6:48 PM   #126
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Not sure if I posted this one already - the band on my headphones was never very good, so when it fell apart I upgraded it:

Yes! Tula's finest engineering!

Also - various zero-budget things to stop it melting and make it slightly less noisy:



Also also I dun did some Bunnings Racing Team pedals a while back which are still working
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Old 11th October 2011, 10:24 PM   #127
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i think it's shearing time..
so allow me to contribute on his behalf for now...

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i like this... but i think it's a bit too dangerous lol, I wouldn't even put a standard wc setup on my pc, let along use a garden hose XD
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Old 11th October 2011, 10:26 PM   #128
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i like this... but i think it's a bit too dangerous lol, I wouldn't even put a standard wc setup on my pc, let along use a garden hose XD
I Had less problems with that system that I did with my normal setup, It didn't leak or anything! Also had a tight fit into the Fittings
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I Had less problems with that system that I did with my normal setup, It didn't leak or anything! Also had a tight fit into the Fittings
hahaha nice, I just wouldnt risk it lol, well maybe on an older system but definitely not on my gaming pc. And tubing is so cheap anyway, I guess a good improvement would be to use an old car radiator or something instead of one from pccg because they cost a bit more. I was seriously considering doing this at one stage, but then I found out how high the flow rate was through one of those
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hahaha nice, I just wouldnt risk it lol, well maybe on an older system but definitely not on my gaming pc. And tubing is so cheap anyway, I guess a good improvement would be to use an old car radiator or something instead of one from pccg because they cost a bit more. I was seriously considering doing this at one stage, but then I found out how high the flow rate was through one of those
I was waiting for tubing etc to come, so just used what i had on hand
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I was waiting for tubing etc to come, so just used what i had on hand
wow haha, must have been really impatient then I thought the original idea was to save a few bucks, but I'd rather wait. Did you end up using the tubing you bought or did you keep the hose on there? (since you said it worked so well)
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wow haha, must have been really impatient then I thought the original idea was to save a few bucks, but I'd rather wait. Did you end up using the tubing you bought or did you keep the hose on there? (since you said it worked so well)
Replaced it as soon as my new stuff got here.
It was to stiff and wouldn't bend well enough.
The new stuff being clear garden tubing from bunnings
Which about a month later, was replaced with the tube I have now.
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Old 13th October 2011, 12:30 PM   #133
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Whatzz up ma wiggers!!, Here is my ghetto spoon trick.

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Old 14th October 2011, 8:22 PM   #134
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this isnt as ghetto as it could be, but there were no cable ties spared

need an interim solution to mount my rig in my rack, need the deskspace

mobo tray from MM, pedestal for ascension from MM, everything tied lol

works tho, cant complain

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