Hey guys I recently did my first Mod. I was given two macs last year a B&W G3 and Grey G4. I decided to transform the G3 into something more flashy. My Digital Cam suffered major damage :-X So I didn't take any pics in the modding stage but here are some shots from my cell. Enjoy
Mod cost more than expected, multiple set backs. Took course over a month. Steel casing was problematic broke several saw blades cutting out pieces for new fan and side window. Decided to use a plasma cutter instead. Painting required many coats, had to be redone more than once. Its not my greatest strength ha. Many of the Alen Screws stripped, so I replaced them all with Philips head machined screws. It all came out in the end and therefor I am satisfied.
Mac specs are all original other than a larger harddrive, and some additional RAM. Running Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger.
1 AeroCool XtremeTurbine-Silver 120mm Case Fan ($13.99) 1 LOGISYS Computer LT400GN 80mm Green LED Case Fan ($4.29) 1 LOGISYS Computer LNSGN 12" Neon Green LED Light ($7.99) -Courtesy of http://www.neweggg.com
2 Cans of Blue Dupli-Color Metal Specks (Approx. ($10 a piece) 1 Can of Silver Dupli-Color Metal Specks (Approx ($10) 3 Cans White Gloss Primer (Approx. $4 a piece) 2 Cans Clear Gloss Top Coat (Approx $4 a piece) 10 Sheets 1200 Grain Sandpaper Chrome Edge Trim (15' Package) ($10.99) -Coutesy Autozone and AceHardware
Electric Drill/drill bits: drill new fan holes Metric Alan Wrenches: for Plastic covers Electric Jigsaw: cut acrylic and outer window AirPowered Jigsaw: cut steel case Philips Screw Drivers: internal screws Plasma Cutter: more efficient to cut steel case Scissors/razor: cut vinyl film and of course my Trusty Dremel!: make some final cuts and incisions
Wildcat- Great Mod! I'd love to see this in the mod section though, the guide is great, but it'll get lost here in the forums. I agree with manhackman a good couple shots of the end product would make the guide shine. Good work!
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