Beer crate case

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  1. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    So, I'm planning to make a PC case out of a beer crate.

    Beer crate? (dunno the exact term in English :p) Well it looks like this:

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    I also have the motherboard tray:
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    So now I need to get all the 'holders' out of it and place the tray in it :)


    (Well some more modding is nice, isn't it? I didn't see a lot of mods here @ DH)
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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  4. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    I'm gonna try. We will see where it ends :)


    At least I use a crate from the best beer in the whole world 8)
     
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  5. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    SeraphicSorcerer Well-Known Member

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    I like it, We need a drunk emoticon. lol
     
  7. IvanV

    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    Good luck with the work. :) The Sun mod is awesome (if it's real) and Beck's mod near the end is also really sleek. :)
     
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    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    id be careful of static with that thing.....
     
  9. Cow_160483

    Cow_160483 HH's only cow moooooo...

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    sweet keep us posted on the progress :)
     
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  10. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    like....

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    or

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  11. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    Uhu, it will be something like the Beck's. Not as the Sun (which is beer in a pc case, instead a pc in a beer case :p)

    Mwa, people often overestimate it. Well, at least I don't think it's my biggest concern...
     
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    Optix Slave To Technology

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    [​IMG]

    Best...Mod...EVAR!
     
  13. DJ BIG T

    DJ BIG T DH FaN BoY

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    i cant wait to see your new case..it looks like it might be cool..:D
     
  14. procupine14

    procupine14 Why is it Beeping!?!?!

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    YES I am quite intrigued by this idea please keep us posted.
     
  15. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    Yes!

    Yesterday I made some progress :D

    I will add some pics now :)

    Pics (all clickable :))

    I cut out the holders for the bottles:
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    Dremel and some other tools (saw etc) come in handy for this work:
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    I know it looks rubbish right now, but hey, it's a start :p

    FU Vbulletin:
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    I can't add anymore :(
     
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  16. Optix

    Optix Slave To Technology

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    Start another post if you have more than 11 images. I think we are all anxious to see how this will turn out. Well, those of us who are raging alcoholics anyway.
     
  17. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    Yeah, someone posted :D

    The other pics:

    So I need to cut out a piece of the case since the motherboard tray must be installed:
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    Tray was too long -> cut it!
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    Cut out the piece:
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    With tray:
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    Other view:
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    Yet again done with the Dremel 8)


    I think people prefer a lot of pics instead of a long story :p

    @ Optix
    At other forums you will get a 'note' for behaviour like that. You could a temporary ban for it ;p
     
  18. SeraphicSorcerer

    SeraphicSorcerer Well-Known Member

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    Which part are you referring to? The new post or raging alcoholics, because you're the one making a beer case. hehe! ;)
     
  19. Bolletje

    Bolletje New Member

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    Hmm, maybe both. Nah, I was talking about 'double posts'...

    btw, I need input from you guys: what's nice to add? Green fans? Green plexi-glass?

    Well, I know a beer case mod is done before. However, in mine you can fit graphics cards up to 25 cm (HD5850 for example), CPU cooler up to 20 CM in height (TRUE and Megahalems are 16 cm ;)) and even a full-ATX motherboard :)


    I will 'make' the case tomorrow in SketchUp so you will get a better idea of it :)
     
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  20. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    i'd say add clear fans to allow the colour of the crate itself to come through :)
    looking good so far
     

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