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GOLD RUSH (24ct Gold)

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MT. Mods    3

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Updates!!

i've begun work on the parts i want gold that cannot be gold plated. 

So first things first, i stripped down the CPU block 
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I then prepped the block with a white coat before going over with gold. This was to allow the gold to be lighter. 
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i then went ahead with the gold on the block head
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Once dried, it cleaned up really nice
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i kind of liked the stands in white, so i've kept them white, will need another white coat later tonight, but not rushed :) 
 

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I also done the reservoir top and bottom using the same technique. 
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Radiators are up next, but will need to do this another night. 
So far i'm impressing myself with this.

Clear silicon mold will be made for the ''ACOOL'' logo on the CPU block to allow it to really brighten up. 

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MT. Mods    3

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Radiator has been finished and is ready to go. 
Fittings will be gold plated over the weekend and i'll do the full loop on video. 

 

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Will have more updates this weekend. 
 

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Some more details about some finer details. ;)

 

Coolant

The main coolant will be Mayhems pastel white (Milk)

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And with this i will mix some Gold aurora. 

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Inside the case, on the shroud, i will have 3 gold bars mixed around with some pyrite fools gold. 

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and finally mounted on the top of the case, aa gold and white custom xbox one controller with a custom gold xbox one adapter/receiver. 

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New fittings arrive tomorrow, and hopefully i'll get started on 24ct gold plating those fittings this weekend.

pictures to follow tomorrow :) 

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BIG UPDATE!

This weekend i spent 7 hours, gold plating all the fittings from Alphacool.
7 HOURS!!! I was feeling exhausted by 2am this morning.


So here's the fittings

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Chrome stripping took the longest, so i didn't video the whole process.

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After chrome stripping them, we left them in water to avoid oxidisation.

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We got bored doing them 1 by 1

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So once they were all stripped properlyt and the chrome had gone leaving a yellowish nickle colour, it was time to start the exciting part

 

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Update:

Went out yesterday to buy some needed tools for the next stage of the project. 

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I've also stripped down the ASUS Strix 1070 OC to it's undies, ready for blocking. 
(Block was due to arrive today, however it's been delayed until tomorrow) 

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Larger update due tomorrow, along side a full video of the loop being done in a time lapse. 

 

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update: Watercooling

It's been a little while, but everything is here now and i can crack on and get this build finished over the next week. 

GPU Block arrived
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I started getting the loop lined up using scrap tubes, to get the size right. 

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Next thing i done was re-spray the GPU block to a nice shiney gold to match the CPU Block. 

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i then messured and cut a 20mm hole out of the shroud for the passthrough. 

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Now that was done, i needed to fill the loop and test for leaks. 

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Been working with the block, and loop to perfect it.
Here's what i've done last night.


Added White to the logo's on the GPU block to make it stand out a little better.
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Shined everything up
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And made the fools gold passthrough a little deeper
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Today i will work on the window frame, and currently marking the progress at 65% complete.

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Major update

Window frame is now complete. Bringing me even closer to completion.

the design was first Engraved and followed by cut.

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Once cut i painted them

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Should be finished modding by monday, then it's a case of waiting for the ram and cables to be completely finished.

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Update:

Cablemod Cables arrived!

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Modflex gold and white full custom made set for the V1000 PSU.
Absolutely love these and cannot thank CableMod enough, they really went out of their way to get this to me and their new lights which have only just been released.

 

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Put them on the PSU and took some sexy pictures ;)

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Fitted the lights and turned them on.. (warning may cause drooling)

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More to follow

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Tonight i spent several hours working on the sponsors logo's for the front of the case. 

However, i noticed that the front panel would be down at shows, so the logo's would not be visible. 
So, i've placed on the top/side of the case. 

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This is no ordinary vinyl. 
Each sheet of vinyl was covered with a fine layer of glue, and then 24ct gold leaf layed gently on top. 
Once dried, each logo was hand cut to achieve perfection, giving us nice 24ct gold logo's :)

Like this
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And here is what they look like :)

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On top of this, i made a light stand for the project, while it's at shows or events.

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