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    Hello Everyone, Some good news and some bad...

    Hello Everyone,

    Some good news and some bad news - the good news is that the case is nearly completed. The bad news is that I had to move, and can't take it with me. So for now the project is on...
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    Thank you! I kept looking for it under "IMB XT...

    Thank you! I kept looking for it under "IMB XT Sticker"... Didn't occur to me to try searching for a badge haha.

    I re-made it in photoshop, and printed a mockup for it. Fits like a glove.
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    Sorry for the bump, could anyone provide me with...

    Sorry for the bump, could anyone provide me with a high resolution photo of the IBM XT PC sticker at the front of the case?
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    Standard spray filling, the trick is to just...

    Standard spray filling, the trick is to just barely press down on the nozzle, so it barely sprays, and then you shake it around a bit too to make the flow even more inconsistent. It sprays out little...
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    Thank you! A small update: I textured and...

    Thank you!

    A small update: I textured and painted the front covers. I also decided to lightly texture the front face as well. I wont post stuff now until its all assembled and painted.
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    Figured I'd post an update, the build is going...

    Figured I'd post an update, the build is going along as planned. All the printable bits are more or less done, I'm at the worst part of it all - sanding and filling and sanding and filling and more...
  7. Thread: Heya

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    Yep, Eastern Europe right now. I traveled a lot...

    Yep, Eastern Europe right now. I traveled a lot for my work, and moved a lot in the last few years. I hope to settle down for good soon so I can properly start collecting some stuff. But no mater...
  8. Heya, welcome! Also a new member here, new to...

    Heya, welcome! Also a new member here, new to vintage computers - but a veteran of computers in general. It's nice to meet another fellow tinkerer!

    Just went through your restoration thread -...
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    Whatever gets the job done I say! I use both...

    Whatever gets the job done I say! I use both methods, depends on what is needed. Sadly can't do hand drawing for 3d printers haha! But 3D isn't that hard to do once you get your head around the...
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    A small update - Due to terrible weather 2 of my...

    A small update - Due to terrible weather 2 of my prints were ruined (power cuts), so this one took a while to make. The first side piece is done, and I test mounted a 120mm fan - It's a perfect fit....
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    Haha, I read you there! Actually I am trying to...

    Haha, I read you there! Actually I am trying to make an XT replica for a sleeper build in my other thread over here:...
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    Heya

    Figured I'd say hello!

    Hi, im new! I was brought here by my love of computers - can't say I had much experience with < 90's computers, but I am interested in them all the same. I especially dig...
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    A little update. All the front panel pieces are...

    A little update. All the front panel pieces are completed, I also printed the drive bay covers. I will now clean up the main print, fill the holes, prime it and paint it.
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    No problem, I'm in no rush :) Thank you! The...

    No problem, I'm in no rush :) Thank you!


    The first part finished printing successfully! I still need to clean it up a bit and sand it but I'm pretty happy with the result.

    Exciting!
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    Amazing, thank you! Feel free to post it here as...

    Amazing, thank you! Feel free to post it here as well, so that others who might need it in the future have access to it.
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    No worries, I split the model into 3 pieces, and...

    No worries, I split the model into 3 pieces, and did my research on materials beforehand. I purchased an Ender 3 Pro, and some PC Gray PETG fillament. PETG is great because it is less prone to...
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    A little update. My 3d printer has arrived, and I...

    A little update. My 3d printer has arrived, and I have been experimenting with different fillaments, etc. I seem to have nailed down how to print stuff with a material called PETG which is pretty...
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    Thank you! :) I have contacted a couple of CNC...

    Thank you! :)

    I have contacted a couple of CNC places, but ultimately it would cost way too much to manufacture. So I did the most sensible thing and purchased a 3d printer - I will be making...
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    Hopefully bumping isn't an issue, I have gotten...

    Hopefully bumping isn't an issue, I have gotten images of the IMB XT PC from a user on reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/retrobattlestations/comments/gegxiw/vintage_ibm_case_sizes/fpqxhk5/

    And I...
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    IBM PC Case Sizes and front panel measurments

    Right so this is a bit of an oddball request, but I feel like this would be a good place to ask about it.

    I am trying to build a replica case for the IBM XT and AT PC's and I need accurate...
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