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Once a modder ,always modder. Well my body rested for few days after Slick completion , but damn brain kept on crunching data so here i am again with something more rebelious and less polished , a plastic punk project 8) .20170302_215157.thumb.jpg.5987ee2931caf769450bcaec6d517354.jpg

Here's materials what i've managed to gather so far : two 11 liters plastic punch bowls, 2 meters of electrical sleeving ,ca. 10 meters of round foam sealant ,bunch of welding wire of various gauges, brass bushings and some drive chain elements for bling.20170302_215500.thumb.jpg.44d923e1c55f3e46f6f4001f4f740082.jpg

When i did that another idea poped up:camera720_1488492428407.thumb.jpg.e5fcec8d866fdbb22aec777ee76f28ef.jpgVoila, instant frag granade pc case .I chuckled like mad scientist for a while and decided to keep that idea for rainy days. What i am really planning to do is based around character King Mob from comic book by Grant Morrison ,Invisibles .King Mob mask to be precise.20170302_215741.thumb.jpg.cf5c2ff91aee6696ea52787934fc60cf.jpg

I hope this baby will fly .

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Nice and easy , i'll better warn You guys that i am going to free-style crap out of this baby and cross every bridge when i get there :grin:. No idea yet as to what i am going to use for hard ware ,worst come ,i will canibalize Iggy a build that i am using for gaming.No sweat. So far i've scavanged some nice mesh from old home theater speakers and made some sketches for the layout:


Here's bottom bowl sketches ,mesh ,intake fan and hardware. Most likely i'll spread components to allow better air circulation so mobo will end up at intake fan level.Loving all this improv aproach so far lets see where it'll take me.Byo.


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All right ,made some modest progress, nothing fancy just stuff that had to be done:20170307_155025.thumb.jpg.87983e9ccbbc18ada484f1ca25fe59ab.jpgcut outs for mesh20170307_181852.thumb.jpg.0baacf23805a1115b68c865953ab24bf.jpg

a little bit of foam for fitting20170308_214849.thumb.jpg.e7d00a482c50cb1706859ee354b0e7ce.jpg

most likely gonna paint the bottom bowl black.

Hope to start working on  something more exciting this weekend :

 My wife just rolled her eyes.....



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Well ,things happened ,a lot of cutting some grinding and a lot of fitting and re fitting .Typical case of Spontanous modding if You will.


plastic replaced by heavy duty stainles steel mesh.20170314_222027.thumb.jpg.3e7e0b365587fa8f658fbcc336f21ffc.jpg

cut outs in bottom and upper bowl for air intake were made and 120 mm fan was temporaly mounted for sake of demonstration ,still waiting for CM fan to arive


piece by piece King Mob is coming in to existence.


here's glimpse of hardware in action running linux out of live usb stick with 4gb persistent file mimicking hard drive.

Mobo ,psu 500w ,cpu and ram were donated by my beer buddy Ukobach , God bless his heart (its not hoarding when You have enough storage space heh heh). Thats it for the moment until next burst over the weekend

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I think i call it a day, bit high on fumes :grin:

A lot of painting happened :


two brass bushings were inserted and secured with silicon


decided to sand off original paint from front mesh so they pop out a little


now we getting somewhere...20170319_194726.thumb.jpg.5d4f54975755b762bd215e0d9fe55a0d.jpg

most likely gonna put steel wire inside pipeing to keep it in desired shape and position


not 100% shure about this piece, may have to use if nothing better comes my way. Very tempted to start on the wig all ready cos its a part i am really excited about but on the other hand shoulda start putting hardware into bottom part of build ...maybe just flip the coin and let the fate decide ? We'll see.


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Finaly got everything i've needed to move forvard hardware vise:


slightly moded intake CM fan20170326_071405.thumb.jpg.68c9fa4d55c11d170167915c64bae317.jpg

exhaust fan 80mm was installed as well


power supply mounted on pin like shaft for easy install/remove, on left hard drive mounting plate.20170326_225020.thumb.jpg.de8ed78bf2e9af3c2e5053dea7f584ee.jpg

And finally base plate for mother board ,

on left You can see cpu cooler which was weird enough for this wacky build heh heh.See Ya.

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Oh it is sooooo much more fun to work on upper part of this build :grin: :


bushings and "beard" installed.20170401_215630.thumb.jpg.35cb80c23ae4edba942f280b3dbcfff3.jpg

welding wire turns out to be perfect for wig sceletton.20170401_215656.thumb.jpg.fa53b25f11cd4725280c9b036620a757.jpg

uuuuh shiny20170401_215812.thumb.jpg.fa389cb7c2285d448381696740916267.jpg

and little bit spooky as well, i guess i can reveal already that i'm planning to make upper part of the build actual mask 100% wearable so it can double as halloween/cosplay mask, or to be worn

for pure :) of it or to scare crap out of pesky neighbor kids heh heh user call really. Ok that is it for today .



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Yep, it's getting more interasting.Plot thickens and so are hairs on the wig:


A lot of masking tape died here20170405_000239.thumb.jpg.398b81cbeac7624cd0a47287f4c07f96.jpg

First layer of hairs laid and painted with acrylic paint. I've thought that 60 meters of foam will do, silly old me ,i am going to need at least another 60 m for final layer,oh well...oh yes on the left You can see bike helmet replacement lense that i am going to use as a visor for mask.







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