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Offline t!ng

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Case made out of LEGO
« on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 09:42:28 »
Just wondering if anybody has ever built one? I think this would look very cool and is easy to make.

I mean something like this:

http://techcrunch.com/2011/07/23/lego-computer-crunches-efficiently/

or

http://geekadelphia.com/2008/08/08/make-your-own-sleek-lego-case-mod/
« Last Edit: Mon, 28 January 2013, 09:58:47 by t!ng »

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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 10:41:28 »
Good idea! I was going to do cardboard for my Phantom until I got acrylic cut, but Legos sound so much cooler!

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« Reply #2 on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 10:45:47 »
Pick a brick Lego seems to ship from Poland, and takes a long time.
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 12:25:09 »
That's what BrickLink is for.
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 14:31:35 »
You could also google "Sluban" or "Best-Lock"

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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 28 January 2013, 14:50:22 »
I saw pics of a case which someone made out of LEGO but then put plastic on, painted it and sanded until it was smooth. It ought to be easy to get the basic shape right in it. The problem is that you are sort of limited to even numbers of whatever unit LEGO come in.
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 30 January 2013, 17:03:46 »
Halverson made one! Please post it here!

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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 30 January 2013, 17:27:40 »
I was talking about Lego PC cases when I made this thread, but poker cases work also!

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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 31 January 2013, 06:11:17 »
This will result in lego photo's and ripster references.
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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 31 January 2013, 06:14:33 »
This will result in lego photo's and ripster references.
Lego yes, lets leave Ripster out of this. I'll try to get some better photos tomorrow. Possibly work on version 2.0
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 04 May 2013, 10:08:29 »
Funny, I would have thought "Lego" was a permabanned word on GH.
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 12 May 2013, 13:22:10 »
I built this one for a case modding contest last december, but sadly I have already disassembled it.















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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 12 May 2013, 13:58:06 »
I built this one for a case modding contest last december, but sadly I have already disassembled it.


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Well did you win the contest? That case looks sweet!
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Re: Case made out of LEGO
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 13 May 2013, 09:56:16 »
Oh no I didn't :D Maybe legos weren't what they wanted to see, probably because it was a case modding contest, not building.
Anyway it was quite fun to build a working computer case from legos  :p.
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