Published on 4th May 2004 by
Originally Posted by HepathMe again :)
Would would you say was your biggest problem? Would be nice for you to jot a few of themn down so we can learn from your experiences.
As an aside - do you think a different type of wood (maybe a hardwood) would have acted differently to the heat problem. Was the pine seasoned or 'new.' Just trying to think around some of the problems wood presents when exposed to heat.
Originally Posted by :: kna ::Macro can confirm, but the pictures are probably what were supplied..
As for bandwidth.. pff, we eat that for breakfast.
Originally Posted by mashieNice case.
But what's up with the tiny pictures, thought it was broken thumbnails at first... Is Bit-tech running out of bandwidth?
Originally Posted by olvNice article, glad to see piloux make the front page.
I hope Blackmesa hl2 does aswell, it's just as incredible
Originally Posted by PookeyheadTrue... wasn't dissing Orac in anyway. I just used it as a basis for contrast, as one is on Bit-Tech.net, and one is tucked away in the forums when it doesn't deserve to be. Yes, Orac entails some pretty precision cutting and engineering, but it still pales in comparison to Mesa in my opinion.
Some mods on Bit-Tech.net just don't deserve to be: MacroCase springs to mind. Forgive me if I'm missing something, but isn't that just a Lian Li with some extra drive lights, some wheels; a window; a fanbus, and a LCD display? A more cynical mind would assume that staff writers are putting their mods up there regardless of whether they actually deserve to be there or not, when they have a wealth of truly awe inspiring mods in the forums.
and before anyone says anything, I'm not having a pop at Macro... as that would be silly - he's done some awesome mods... this just isn't one of them. In his own words: "This article is not meant to be a step-by-step how to but rather a This is what Ive done to my case sort of article."
Yeah... you added lights and wheels.
Get the dead weight off there, and start pulling some of the more juicy stuff off the forums!!!
Originally Posted by macromanI would not normally respond to this type of post but I think a cloud needs to be lifted. Before I go any further I will state that I don't give a rats @ss what people think of my mods. I do what I do for a reason and not to impress sheep.
Originally Posted by macromanYou have no idea what you are blathering on about what should be on the site or why or any concept of the community that is bit-tech nor, it seems read the article texts. Mods appear on the site for a variety of reasons and one of the common reasons is that they offer something new or unique to the modding community. In some cases just because they are really that good!
Originally Posted by macromanAs an example the "macro case" is over 4 years old and was made at a time when the vast majority of mods consisted of a window, extra fans and a blue LED. In it's day the project demonstrated REAL engineering skills and introduced several new design concepts which have become popular and even sported on commercial products to this day.
Originally Posted by macromanE.G. The use of fibre optics was introduced to the community as was the stealthed floppy, USB bay and the lit fan bus. All of which require precision engineering. Unlike many mods which at that time looked like they had been performed in the dark with a tin opener. The fanbus lighting concept is now found on some commercial units.
Originally Posted by macromanIn fact if you bother to actually read the words then you will realise that all my modding articles are about showing people ideas and concepts and not blowing my own trumpet like some. In other words trying to bring something to the community.
Originally Posted by macromanAs for the other site mods, they all offer something unique and if you can't see it then you don't understand modding.
Originally Posted by macromanAs for juicy mods in the forum appearing on the site well that's up to you guys in the main. All those with project logs have read the forum rules and know what to do. (You have all read it right?) Obviously, unlike you, people seem to think their work is not up to standard or they would have submitted it?
I'm waiting guys...
Originally Posted by Pookeyhead
Your reply was rude, insulting, and the behaviour of a spoiled child you has just been told he can't have an ice-cream. Whilst I wondered why the hell that particular mod was there, I also did convey a considerable amount of respect for you and your mods.
Originally Posted by Pookeyhead
God forbid that anyone has anything negative to say.. LOL. It seems to me that some people one here don't actually want any feedback unless it's sicophantic fawning.
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