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by Casai
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Vertical positioning rail / slide?
Replies: 0
Views: 1262

Vertical positioning rail / slide?

Does anyone know of a rail or slide that has enough friction to hold its position while supporting an LCD panel? Like the action of a height-adjustable monitor stand? I'm thinking of making a case with a monitor mounted to one side, completely flush, but with the monitor section able to slide up to ...
by Casai
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Portable Desktop PC
Replies: 41
Views: 44641

Re: Portable Desktop PC

You're not alone, kingIZZZY! This is something I've been thinking about for months! My project has similar requirements to yours: I don't care about size and weight, as long as it fits in a carryon (and it is going to be huge - I ordered a 24-inch LCD yesterday). It has to use standard desktop parts...
by Casai
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Any one out here use CAD modeling to design their cases?
Replies: 6
Views: 3154

Re: Any one out here use CAD modeling to design their cases?

I would also like to put in a plug for Google Sketchup. It's easy to learn, free, and (as per OP's requirements) there are lots of pre-made components in the 3D Warehouse you can use in your designs. Searching, downloading, and sharing is all integrated into the program. Check out these collections ...
by Casai
Thu Sep 24, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Ben's Hinges
Replies: 4
Views: 2441

Re: Ben's Hinges

Whoa, McMaster-Carr is awesome. I'm pretty n00b at mechanical hardware components, and I've been looking for a site / vendor with such great detail!
by Casai
Thu Sep 24, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Turbo's Vac Forming Guide
Replies: 30
Views: 43745

Re: Turbo's Vac Forming Guide

0.08 cm seems so thin! Is this thick enough for structural stability for an entire case, or do you usually have an internal frame that holds the components?