Building Aluminum PC Tech Station, Update: Bending Primochill Tubing

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  1. cheozuka

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    Looking so awesome! Can't wait to see what's next. Glad you went with the hard acrylic tube also. I can't wait to start planning my rebuild with it :) the finish is so clean.
     
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    Thank you checking out my project and commenting! Fittings coincidentally arrived today, so I should have new update soon :)
     
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    It's my pleasure to watch your work Logs! I am also enjoying the mod zoo pc1 on your youtube channel. That's sweet!
    Gives me total inspiration. :thumbup:
     
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    I have to say I hate you for living my dream life. :) Just when i tinker with my case builds you smash out something else I drool over.

    Seriously cant wait for the end result good work
     
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    Apologies for delay, I spent past several weeks learning how to build and operate our new website while waiting for hardware and fittings to arrive. Heres the update pics from the weekend after installing all of the hardware, including SSD, psu and power connections.

    After going thru builder withdrawal, it was nice to just work without any interruptions, Know what I mean?

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    BIG Thank you to Corsair in sponsoring this project

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    Revised the motherboard plate with opening over primochill ghosts revolver fittings. This will make it easier to install / uninstall the rigid hard line tubing to cpu and gpu loop.

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    Drain Valve, located behind front cover.

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    next stage is mounting the two 480 radiators
     
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    ..more tube bending fun, we revised the motherboard mounting plate with opening over primochill ghosts revolver fittings, Much easier to install / uninstall the rigid hard line tubing to cpu and gpu loop :D

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    Next stage installing phoyba fans from frozen & mounting 2x 480 radiators with M3 "Screw'd" Anodized Blue Radiator fasteners

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    or Anodized Red

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    What are you using as the heat source, bending the tubes?
    Looks more potent than a regular 240v heat gun.

    Fans? Gelid Blue?
     
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    Took a break from this project to finish the "MZ-1" PC project was the result of inviting the Mod Zoo Staff to Mnpctech for a PC Mod Jam Session



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    Damm fine work on the "MZ-1" Bill :cool: :thumbup: :cool: :thumbup:
     
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    Thank you Dave! Put a "Twist" on the CPU to GPU Terminal yesterday... I recorded video of the steps involved, just doing it freehand.. I should have it edited and posted to my YT channel next week.

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    not quite sure how I like this, the rest of the build is so clean and straight forward... doesn't quite fit in somehow. Each to their own :lol:. But a very nice proof of concept, it is certainly unique. :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks! It's definately made that bit a conversation piece :D
     
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    Lots of changes have happened at Mnpctech since my last update which had taken me away from the workbench. We had also revised a lot of things along the way make so the ending result was better than the concept. This is more spacious, so the cover clears longer cards, and frozen wanted to highlight the popularity of the retail hard line tubing kits as well. I didn't ditch the "Twisty" tube, it will be included with the build, so they can chose which they prefer. I should have final photos done soon. Then it's onto finishing one of my own projects. ...and I need to Thank Corsair again, who were generous to sponsor this project with 16 GB packs of Dominator DDR

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    will install LED PC Lighting strip, maybe Blue or White, theres other colors here,*http://mnpctech.com/pc-led-lights/
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    Nice to see you back Bill, well here anyway :D been watching your FB page :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks dave! and it's good to hear from you again! :thumbup: :cool:
     
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    Finished the Diamond knurl thumbscrews for the top cover this weekend

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    wow

    just wow :shock:
     
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    Can we please just have a big motherf**kin' photo update? With just pics of everything?
     

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