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Pc Media Case Choice


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#1 Sway9549

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 05:17 AM

hi Sway here

im planing to bulid my on media center case from scratch out of plastic i have my designs and layouts sort but wondering if there is a best type off plastic's to use and how think should it be plus if you think plastic i bad choice fine but give me some other options this case needs to be custom due to shape size and my pickey ass but dont wont to pay 4 legs at a shop cause i only got 2

many thanks
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#2 garmanma

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 11:21 AM

Lexan is the way to go. It won't crack and less susceptible to scratching when drilling or cutting like plexiglass. 3/16 should be rigid enough. There are special drill bits and blades for use with plastics, they're not as aggressive when cutting. I've also use fine tooth blades but you have to pound them kind of flat. You don't want to have the teeth set very much. Another trick is to direct a small stream of air at the surface when cutting. I'd give you the names of a couple of suppliers, but I see by your location it wouldn't do you any good
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Edited by garmanma, 12 January 2008 - 08:06 PM.

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