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Re: Aliens Themed Cab *Measurements/Plans for those who PM'd* May 20 2010
« Reply #480 on: January 30, 2012, 11:29:11 pm »
disregard, found them..
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab *Measurements/Plans for those who PM'd* May 20 2010
« Reply #481 on: January 31, 2012, 01:24:48 am »
I missed this thread, wow nice job, I like the neon green and how the sides light up :)

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab *Measurements/Plans for those who PM'd* May 20 2010
« Reply #482 on: February 05, 2012, 02:14:44 am »
Thanks DCSegaDH.  The fun thing about this hobby is the itch to build more never seems to leave hehe.  I still play this cab at least a few days per week, every week. I also have one 27" D9800 monitor left so if I do build another cab it will be a dedicated vertical.
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #483 on: February 05, 2012, 05:14:38 pm »
Got any ideas floating around in your head for the next project?  Come on, gimmee something to concept up for ya.  Yes I'm giving you a small nudge for a new Epyx project.  ;D

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #484 on: February 14, 2012, 05:34:20 pm »
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Got any ideas floating around in your head for the next project?  Come on, gimmee something to concept up for ya.  Yes I'm giving you a small nudge for a new Epyx project.

Hiya Ond, btw...I check in at least monthly to see the status of your project...love your second to last update! :)

As for the next project...I have a spare 27" WG D9800 that I want to build a dedicated vertical cab around...but other than the size of screen and the fact it is going to be dedicated vertical I have no idea on theme etc.

As for concept if and when I do that would be awesome if it isn't going to impose on you...your render was what inspired me and allowed me to finish the cab. And don't even get me started on the side art you were kind enough to create...  :cheers:

Ill come up with something before our Spring up here in the northern hemisphere ;) thanks!
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #485 on: February 15, 2012, 11:43:54 pm »
one word.......         PROMETHEUS

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #486 on: February 16, 2012, 12:10:47 am »
There has to be some omen to that.

I just pulled out the old PSP and updated my CFW.  Guess what the name is.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #487 on: December 27, 2013, 01:03:56 pm »
Hi folks,

Just wanted to post a picture of a cab I built which was heavily inspired by the Aliens themed cab. Thanks for the write up!

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #488 on: January 27, 2014, 02:15:27 pm »
Nice looking cab! Course I am sooo biased :)

Slowly getting the drive back...while we don't get a lot of snow on the west coast of Canada just a few days per year its still winter...and I have had no desire to be out in my garage building stuff.  My best friend and I have a bday in February 2 days apart so wonder If I can get most of it together by then...artwork commission will likely take until Spring but can have it with laminate siding for now.

Cheers everyone.
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #489 on: January 27, 2014, 04:36:36 pm »
Yaay Epyx is back!  You newbs pay attention to this guy - he knows stuff.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #490 on: January 27, 2014, 05:08:00 pm »
...artwork commission will likely take until Spring but can have it with laminate siding for now.
It doesn't need to be. I can get it to you before then if you want ...we both have been kinda relaxed on the schedule for this so far, but if you want to me to push it up in the schedule I can try to do that.  Quality will not suffer, so don't worry about that: I don't go half-assed for anything I push out. ;)



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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #491 on: January 27, 2014, 06:37:54 pm »
This is one of my all-time favorite builds.  Glad to see you back Eypx!

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #492 on: April 14, 2014, 11:27:11 pm »
Bit of an update in order...so posted my last post on January 27, 2014 a few above...then the next day I broke my ankle...fractured my fibula, tore 2 ligaments and severed my Achilles tendon all on a lunch walk...my gut told me to not walk on the boardwalk nature trail...a 30 minute walk i usually do at lunch on a nice day...this day i decided to do it on a wet day. Despite reading an account of a woman who had hurt her knee walking there I went ahead and did it anyways :(

About half way through and not heeding my gut instinct to turn back...i slipped...left foot lost footing...and right foot got stuck in metal anti slip grating...i fell...the right foot didnt move and SNAP..within a split second I knew I had broken my ankle badly.  I Macgyver'd a few branches to make a makeshift pair of crutches and hobbled off the trail...long story short took 45 mins to get to an ambulance. I waited 5 hours at the nearest hospital for xrays...then another 4 for the results...all without so much as a Tylenol 3.  The doctor there put me in a boot and sent me home with tylenol 3 which did nothing for the pain...i was in a lot of pain. Wife took me to another hospital as she was concerned. The doctor there after only a 2 hour wait told me that a) I shouldn't have had a boot fitted and b) the boot was incorrect size and type and was pulling on my break.

Then 9 weeks of waiting for fracture to heal...now bone is mended but I still have massive swelling after just a few steps...use a crutch and cane and can finally drive again. Thankfully work had been accommodating and let me work from home through the worst of it and my awesome wife drove me to work the days I did go in.

I have about another 2 to 3 months for soft tissue damage to heal as its a long and tedious healing process :(

Long story short...as SOON as my foot permits im back to build...CANT WAIT.  Going to document full build via video and my youtube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe-LT9hCzsV4aqej1P-pEKw

So with that said...just an explanation for my disappearance again! Cheers guys cant wait to get back to building my vertical cabinet.
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #493 on: April 15, 2014, 01:44:24 am »
Get better, my friend!  :cheers:
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #494 on: April 15, 2014, 01:39:41 pm »
Man that sounds just nasty.  I can't even imagine...   Glad to have you back again.  Get better.

For some reason I was thinking you had another WG D9400 monitor you were holding back for your next project?

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #495 on: April 15, 2014, 01:45:14 pm »
Oh damn! Get well buddy.  :-\

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #496 on: April 16, 2014, 05:27:46 pm »
Wow, that sounded really nasty. And wtf is with the first doctor putting you in the wrong boot!
That's malpractice...man I'd be so pissed off.

Well here's to a speedy recovery bud!  :cheers:
With your timeline in hand, I should have your artwork finished and ready for you. Luckily you've been really lax on getting the art from me, so I haven't felt the need to rush it out. Which was great!
But I'll get back on it now, and in time for when you start your project back up.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #497 on: April 17, 2014, 01:48:09 pm »
Man, that sucks.  :blank: Get better soon!

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #498 on: April 21, 2014, 03:47:53 pm »
Cheers guys and thanks! Slowly by the week I see progress...not as quick as I would like...I guess it's natural. I am an IT guy so patience is something I usually have in short supply after starting my career in quality assurance and helpdesk lol.

Opt2not, have no fear...I know life and its pitfalls...we will get back on track this summer!  What you have already done to date is fantastic, can't wait to see the rest.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #499 on: October 30, 2017, 06:54:32 pm »
I know this is an older thread but wanted to update quickly for REAL this time lol.  I have moved to the east coast of Canada and in the process had to destroy my Aliens Themed Cab :(

Was honestly one of the hardest things I have ever done but did it with my own hands. I never built it modular and used too much glue in addition to screws embedded under laminate. In short it could not be moved when we relocated. However, I saved all the parts including the Wells Gardner D9800 and WILL rebuild. In fact two cabinets, one horizontal and one vertical in the new space.

Once I start will do so as a new project.  Also using this old thread to say hi to anyone that still remembers me lol!

Cheers Guys!
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #500 on: October 30, 2017, 10:40:35 pm »
I know this is an older thread but wanted to update quickly for REAL this time lol.  I have moved to the east coast of Canada and in the process had to destroy my Aliens Themed Cab :(

Was honestly one of the hardest things I have ever done but did it with my own hands. I never built it modular and used too much glue in addition to screws embedded under laminate. In short it could not be moved when we relocated. However, I saved all the parts including the Wells Gardner D9800 and WILL rebuild. In fact two cabinets, one horizontal and one vertical in the new space.

Once I start will do so as a new project.  Also using this old thread to say hi to anyone that still remembers me lol!

Cheers Guys!

What part of Eastern Canada are you at?  I'm in Nova Scotia, myself.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #501 on: October 31, 2017, 02:36:08 am »
Dammmmmn, Epyx!  That is the most heartbreaking thing I've heard!  :'(  Hope life is treating you well out east.  :cheers:

(can't wait for the new project thread. we need more members like you coming back and showing these new members some original ideas)

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #502 on: October 31, 2017, 10:48:52 am »
Thank you, Photobucket. I can't see ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---.
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #503 on: October 31, 2017, 11:04:48 am »
Real sorry to hear this.  This cabinet was one of the inspirations for my first build.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #504 on: October 31, 2017, 11:35:02 am »
Thats crap news dude....

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« Reply #505 on: October 31, 2017, 11:39:26 am »
That's sad new man! But glad to see you saved all the parts!

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #506 on: October 31, 2017, 11:48:27 am »
All the pictures from the build are gone too.  Dang this was a good build thread.

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #507 on: November 01, 2017, 12:52:03 pm »
Thanks guys and ya the Photobucket change was frustrating but then again their model was an expensive one and they were likely hemorrhaging  cash :(

As for the cabinet, yep was honestly horrible to have to do it but im hoping I can build two nice replacements!

I am going to look into seeing if I can resurrect Photobucket somehow by grabbing the pics and hosting elsewhere so this project can still assist those who want to see.
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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #508 on: November 01, 2017, 07:15:43 pm »
Host them here... or imgur

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Re: Aliens Themed Cab
« Reply #509 on: November 13, 2017, 04:15:45 pm »
I will, just finished downloading them all from Photobucket (What a long process grrrr).
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