Cutting Project Boxes?

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Cutting Project Boxes?

Post by ShaolinDrunkard » Sat Apr 30, 2005 9:01 pm

Hey guys,I just got my project box and i was wondering, how do some of you guys cut the opening for your screen and other things so smootly. My project box is made of fairly hard plastic. My friend told me to heat up a knife and cut into the plastic but the knife losses its heat too quikly and gets stuck in the plastic. Any other ideas.

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Post by sam » Sat Apr 30, 2005 10:02 pm

Exacto knife?, how old are you?, do you go to school with a tech class? cause if you do ask your tech teacher, they will help you.
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Post by *o* » Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:28 pm

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Post by ShaolinDrunkard » Sun May 01, 2005 5:31 am

First off, I'm 22 and second an exacto won't work beacause the plastic is too hard. Thanks for the dremel tip, I have one I'll try that.

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Post by vb_master » Sun May 01, 2005 6:21 am

I drill holes, and use a file to make a square.

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Post by sgsuperone » Mon May 02, 2005 11:44 pm

I just concetrate really hard and a perfect square just appears...

dremels are great, so is the drill and file method... but by far the easiest way is to have someone else do it...
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Post by *o* » Tue May 03, 2005 12:40 am

drill and dremel :D
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Post by peppers » Wed May 04, 2005 3:46 pm

you know a fourm for general case makeing would be a very good addition dont you guys think so?
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Post by bicostp » Wed May 04, 2005 3:47 pm

Sure. Gimme a minute.

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Post by soundwave » Wed May 04, 2005 3:48 pm

Ehh, its big but its not that big. I don't think there's enough there for a whole forum (although it'd probably still beat of the Dreamcast forum, I think I saw cobwebs last I was there).

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Post by I FINALLY REGISTERED. » Wed May 04, 2005 3:50 pm

i think it'd be a good idea to put up a case forum.

we already have a screen forum, why not a case forum.

that way we wouldnt have to stare at all these ugly portables all day.
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Post by bicostp » Wed May 04, 2005 3:50 pm

OK, I've got a tiny Case Making forum in my tiny freephp forum. (It's not so small when in scale! :lol:)

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Post by peppers » Wed May 04, 2005 3:51 pm

yeh but perhaps with the general info stickied and people with case problems could post there ot would probubley be more popular than the screen hacking it would help people get into on that topic much faster


we dont realy have any detailed information easlly assesable on the topic hell I could use more information on it most of us could
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Post by Dave » Wed May 04, 2005 3:52 pm

I FINALLY REGISTERED. wrote:We wouldnt have to stare at all these ugly portables all day.
I'd like to see your best portable case. It's usually the hardest part of the portable project. Unless you're Ben or All4Sky you're not in a postion to critisize anyone's projects.
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Post by peppers » Wed May 04, 2005 3:53 pm

I think he was jokeing
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