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theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 12:22 AM
Hey guys;

Check out my sweet "mini ITX in an Apple Studio Display 17" CRT monitor shell" casemod - running Ubuntu Dapper :)

http://digg.com/mods/Fake_iMac_made_from_Apple_Studio_Display_monitor_c ase_and_a_mini_ITX_mb

Beamerboy
November 27th, 2006, 01:14 AM
Hey guys;

Check out my sweet "mini ITX in an Apple Studio Display 17" CRT monitor shell" casemod - running Ubuntu Dapper :)

http://digg.com/mods/Fake_iMac_made_from_Apple_Studio_Display_monitor_c ase_and_a_mini_ITX_mb
Very Nice

Cyraxzz
November 27th, 2006, 04:18 AM
Great work :)

theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 04:22 AM
Thank you, Im quite proud of my effort, looks very nice and runs well. Ubuntu does the trick nicely too :)

drphilngood
November 27th, 2006, 04:36 AM
Nice; Im adding this to my list of projects to hunt the materials to build.

Spano
November 27th, 2006, 05:16 AM
That is really sharp - nice work.
Page looked good too.

adam.tropics
November 27th, 2006, 07:20 AM
My first thought I confess, was 'Why?', but in the end...very impressive..

theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 07:57 AM
yeah there wasnt a logical reason, I was just looking for a good mini-ITX project for my girl, and this shell showed up... the rest was easy :) (By easy I mean expensive, time consuming and ... fricken awesome looking :) )

adam.tropics
November 27th, 2006, 08:09 AM
I can't remember if the article said (reading too quickly, or was it, looking at the pics!) but what was the cost in the end?

theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 08:13 AM
Don't know if I posted costs: about $600NZ ($300US ish) and something like 50 hours buildtime mucking about...

adam.tropics
November 27th, 2006, 08:21 AM
Don't know if I posted costs: about $600NZ ($300US ish) and something like 50 hours buildtime mucking about...

I don't know if you can hide reserve prices on ebay, but what you do now, is stick it on ebay, with an insanely high hidden reserve, and see what it's worth! (the old fashioned way as in, what someone would be willing to spring for it!)

theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 08:32 AM
Heh could do eh... but what if someone paid the $200k I'd want for it? New Zealand doesn't have enough rich geeks so I'd have to post it internationally..

adam.tropics
November 27th, 2006, 08:37 AM
Heh could do eh... but what if someone paid the $200k I'd want for it? New Zealand doesn't have enough rich geeks so I'd have to post it internationally..

well then you'd only have to build another 3, and you could buy a new real one!:-k

theToolman
November 27th, 2006, 08:42 AM
Anyone wanting to bid exceptional amounts can contact me on thetoolman AT gmail DOT com. Madeline would gladly trade it for a 2 year world trip or a new mercedes...