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Custom Case Build for my Starcraft Machine


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#1 Ellypho

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Posted 27 November 2008 - 07:44 PM

Hello world!
I am building a custom case for my cheap SC machine. At the moment i do not have the funds so what do i do? Well build a custom lego case of course!
NOw does any one have a suggestion on what material i should use because of cost? I'm thinking acrilic.
Thanks for the imput!
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Posted 27 November 2008 - 09:59 PM

Acrylic can be brittle, heat won't help. You would be better off with Lexan. It's a lot easier to machine
You want to use tools that are not too aggressive cutting. For drill bits, use a bit for wood , not steel. Saw blades use a fine (plywood) one. I actually put them on a flat surface and tap the tooth set flat with a hammer. Use a slow speed and feed rate. I rig up an air nozzle or you can have someone direct a flow of air at the cutting area to help cool the cut and clear debris or it will melt and reform after the cut
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#3 Ellypho

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Posted 27 November 2008 - 11:14 PM

OKay
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