The "URBAN SNIPER" Project

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  1. mnpctech

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    This project is for Thrasher2. Our canvas is the new CM Storm "SNIPER" case by Cooler Master

    The shell of the Sniper case will be paint "Urban camo" Heres a couple of samples of the pattern and different color combinations

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    Heres the new front "Sniper" crosshair intake grill cnc milled from 3/8" thick of pure 6061 billet pron
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    We've milled a hole on each side of the cross hair intake grill for a 5mm white led

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  2. Lil Flipp

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    this is going to be awesome!
     
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    whoa! this will be another awesome casse! love the grille.
     
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    The grill is fantastic.. i can only imagine how awesome it would look with red leds.
     
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    YAY... more Builds :)
     
  6. frigger

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    this is truely awesome.
     
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    Thanks everybody! Tonight I installed the machined aluminun cross hair intake in the Sniper case, so everything can be masked together for the camo pattern. The frame of the intake will be painted, the center cross hair will be left bare aluminum.

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    ZOMG this is gunna be teh sex!

    MOAR PICS!
     
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  10. daneh

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    Ohh... should be good
     
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    Glad you like it

    another photo of the front bezel

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    looks awesome
    are you going to paint the inside black?
     
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    So hanging to see the paintwork done now..... you know it is going to be good when mnpctech rolls out an untouched case and a swatch of urban camo fabric.
     
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    I think you need to make part of the front panel around the edges of the drive bays that metal now.. The crosshair looks to lonely by itself lol
     
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    Thanks everybody!

    Heres the urban camo pattern sample for the custom paint
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    Doodle art done for the stencil design
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    We are Back on Patrol with this project!

    Dismantle before paint

    Removing mesh filter screens from 5.25 bay covers, use large flat head screwdriver to push & release the tabs

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    Black perforated mesh removed from beneath the vented top cover
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    Bottom vented cover is held on with plastic release tabs, you must remove the front lower bezel faceplate first, before you can remove this.
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    Awesome job as usual, looks great.
     
  18. Lil Flipp

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    ahhh this has the same setup as my HAF 922. Painted bits the same way:S i wonder why they do it this way :S

    Anyway great build! MORE MORE MORE :D
     
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    more masking

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    Urban Camo pattern made in Roland cut studio
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    Test pattern made on avery brand "paint masking" vinyl sheet with roland vinyl film plotter
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    Thank you NZXT for sponsoring this build with your new "Sentry 2" touch screen fan controller, retails for $29.99 at Newegg

    NZXT Product Specifications

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    Video demonstration of the first model of the Sentry 2 sample I received in July 6th, 2009. Note the volume of the "Microwave" sounding beep has since been lowered on the current available models.

     

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