So I recently built a computer because the parts were a whole lot cheaper than the assembled product from any manufacturer, and I absolutely loved the whole process. I started searching for mods I liked that I thought would be within my abilities, and found a couple of Briefcase computer mods, and decided on that. (Major thanks to Modnut of these forums for his project log of his briefcase computer, that's really what made up my mind to make this). I really want to keep track of my first real mod, so I decided I'd become a member of these forums, and hopefully stick around for plenty more mods. And so, onto the project log!
So far I've only got the case I'm going to be using, but I should be getting all the parts tomorrow.
Case is a 18" x 12-3/4" x 6" Aluminum Case from Harbor Freight Tools (25$)
I'm in the process of removing all that foam lining, which is much harder than I thought it would be. Anyone have advice on removing adhesive backed foam? I'm going to keep at it, but if someone posts some ideas on that, it'd be a huge help. I'll update once I've got the foam pulled, and the interior painted. While I'm at it, any ideas on a color theme? I'm thinking just silver and black like the outside of the case, but I'm also considering painting the outside so I can have a real color theme going on with LED's and CCL's.