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Re: xBook worklog [WITH PICS]

Post by hackmodford » Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:42 am

So would a controller minus memory cards work?

So the DVD thing on the port would work?

That would be great then since I could probably have a couple usb ports (not using the other controller ports) the keyboard and dvd dongle.

Then when I plug controller in, it disconnects keyboard/dvd/usb ports...

I don't think that would be a problem... I'll rarely have 4 controllers plugged in and if I do we'll be playing games not typing :mrgreen:

Edit:
Contacted author of that howto (for the dvd dongle mod) he gave me this guide instead
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Looks the same but it's got a schematic now :D

Would Bondo on the sides and sanded down then painted, make it smooth and nice?
Which friction hinges is Ben using?

I'm off to see what this "Bondo" thing is all about. Might have some pics tonight...

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Re: xBook worklog [WITH PICS]

Post by hackmodford » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:35 pm

Well today I'm 18 so I decided to take my first foray into the world of Bondo :roll:

I'm ashamed to admit that I wasted this much! :oops: I only got to use half of it before it was hardened.
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Half a can nearly gone :wtf:

But the good thing is I got this much done (basically a side and a half)
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That's the lovely screen in the background.

I'm waiting for it to harden before I do some serious sanding (I did it lightly) and then finish the other sides...

Wish me luck :wink:
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by snowpenguin » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:41 pm

Luck!
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by hackmodford » Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:56 pm

I feel like you're the only person that reads these snowpenguin. :)

Well... you and that other guy ?6MB23423oi4u2o3ui4u?

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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by Sun-Wukong » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:56 pm

hackmodford wrote:I feel like you're the only person that reads these snowpenguin. :)

Well... you and that other guy ?6MB23423oi4u2o3ui4u?
I'm reading...
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by hackmodford » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:07 pm

Thankyou! But what I'm looking for is comments. Words mean a whole lot more to me than the viewing number going up! :D

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Post by 64M320N3 » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:09 pm

hackmodford wrote:Well... you and that other guy ?6MB23423oi4u2o3ui4u?
I feel so loved. :(
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by dragonhead » Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:55 pm

NOBODY EVER READS DIRECTIONS!!!!

Golf ball size wad of bondo with PEA SIZE DROP of hardener. mix and work quickly!

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Post by 64M320N3 » Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:07 pm

:lol:
I thought you were going to say "Reading skills 101" again.

...and you didn't. :o
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by hackmodford » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:24 am

I did read the directions. didn't say anything like that. I'm serious :shock:

Probably because it's an offbrand version of bondo :roll:

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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by chainfire95 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:40 pm

Great job so far, when you're finished I will probably model my xbox portable after this.
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Post by dragonhead » Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:26 pm

chainfire95 wrote:Great job so far, when you're finished I will probably model my xbox portable after this.
what, you cant think of your own design? how creative :roll:

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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by chainfire95 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:57 pm

Wow, can't I admire someones work without getting insulted?
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Post by 64M320N3 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:42 pm

Apparently not. :wink:
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Re: xBook Worklog

Post by XCVG » Fri Sep 25, 2009 8:19 pm

I use Bondo "spot and glazing putty". Works great, dries kinda quickly but not overly so. Sands real easily.

Also, nice work so far.

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