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    Best materal to create a case from

    I have been working on designing a custom case in the past few days , but I have been trying to figure out the best Material to work with.

    I figure the easiest would be MDF or wood in general , the result would look pretty good with alot of sanding and staining

    I was thinking about doing that black plastic ( think it is called ABS ) found on project boxes , but I am not sure how easy this would be or how well it would hold up.

    I am not to keen on Plexi glass as it is not a look I personally like.

    Anyone have any other Ideas ?

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    how about carbon fiber

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    do you want to actually show it off? you can just use MDF or plexi or anyting and paint it to the color that you want. I got mine with plexi

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    Quote Originally Posted by krystar
    do you want to actually show it off? you can just use MDF or plexi or anyting and paint it to the color that you want. I got mine with plexi
    I am really not sure I will be showing it off at all. I am a bit paranoid about giving anyone a reason to break into my car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorpZ
    how about carbon fiber
    ...i like the idea of carbon fiber...must try that sometime...

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    Depends on what tools etc.

    Alum would do the trick.

    Hmmm. Could make it out of that Plexan (? or polycarbonate plastic) stuff they make some car windows. If securly attached to car body, well. A slege hammer would bounce off

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