WaterCooling UK Case Modding Services

Conclusion

Conclusion
 
WaterCooling UK Case PaintingIf we was to sum up WaterCooling UK's transformation of our bruised and battered £15 from eBay Cooler Master Praetorian case in a single word, it would most definitely be: Stunning.
 
WaterCooling UK have made available to everyone a level of case customisation that was once only available to those willing to perform the task themselves or jump through hoops trying to find a respectable spray painter. Furthermore, the selection of colours is almost endless and as we've shown over the previous page, the final results can be simply spectacular.
 
Better yet, absolutely no preparation on your part is required. Simply send in your PC case, choose the colour and then leave it to WaterCooling UK to do the rest. Within around two weeks you (and most likely everyone around you) will be in awe of your totally unique case.
 
Priced at around £120 for the external spray paint and a further £50-70 for an internal powder coat (as performed on our Praetorian) the service may not be cheap. But if you're itching to change the look of your PC or are one of those people who really can't find anything else to spend your hard earned cash on, then this is without doubt the service for you.
 
For further information on the services WaterCooling UK offers please visit their website or contact sales(at)watercoolinguk(dot).co.uk.
 
 
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Thanks to WaterCooling UK for making this review possible. Discuss this review in our forums.
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01-09-2008, 16:57:46

JN
"Fancy an Orange Pearlescent case or maybe a black case with holographic flakes? We put WaterCooling UK's case spray painting service to the test on a mistreated CM Praetorian."

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...174840152s.jpg

WaterCooling UK Case Modding Services

01-09-2008, 17:10:27

Rastalovich
Excellent review and a great example of what u can do with such cases.

I think the pricing is kinda ok. If ur set on doing this sorta thing, and especially if u primarily pick up a cheap case or use an old one u have laying around, it works out pretty good. And of course it`s quite unique.

Somewhat by mistake Jim, u have shown a pick of an outstanding idea for a case design/pattern.

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...175916557l.jpg

Zoomed to proper size, it doesn`t look as good, but those clouds on the smaller pic looks amazing.

01-09-2008, 17:14:24

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Rastalovich'
Excellent review and a great example of what u can do with such cases.

I think the pricing is kinda ok. If ur set on doing this sorta thing, and especially if u primarily pick up a cheap case or use an old one u have laying around, it works out pretty good. And of course it`s quite unique.
Cheers dude. Yeah tbh for me, I'd easily pay 120 to have my case sprayed. Just covering my back for the "OMG you cud buy a whole new case for that" remarks

If you're gonna go the route of spray painting tho I'd deffo choose WCUK over doing it myself. I tried to spray my stacker and it cost not far off 120 and took me almost a month. At the end of it, it didnt look amazing and I had a very dead arm

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Rastalovich'

Zoomed to proper size, it doesn`t look as good, but those clouds on the smaller pic looks amazing.
Haha yeah a couple of times when I looked at the pics in explorer I thought "oooh clouds pretty"

01-09-2008, 18:09:16

Thanh55
Just about finish paint inside my case, took me ore than 2 weeks with this wheather...my hand and finger really hurt...this service look amazing. Good review Jim. Just wonder when I mod another case?!?

02-09-2008, 12:27:52

Barry
I dont understand the 50-70 powder-coating charge...

I have 3 local shops that have quoted me under 30 for an entire case...

02-09-2008, 18:34:19

rrjwilson
I find all the prices a little high wallet wrenching but as far as I can see their workmanship is very good so its the standard you pay for. Powdercoating is actually very cheap so I can only assume that their service does something more or includes free delivery. Anodising would be worth that sort of stack without a doubt.

02-09-2008, 19:07:04

Marcus
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Barry'
I dont understand the 50-70 powder-coating charge...

I have 3 local shops that have quoted me under 30 for an entire case...
That would involve you doing all the prep work though.

If you gave them a case they wouldn't strip it down, clean it, put grub screws in all the screw threads, re-assemble it and ship it.

Some people can't be bothered with the hassle of it all, it's easier for them to get us to do it.

We have many many examples of previous work as you can see in our WCUK section and so people don't need to worry about the quality of the finish either.

EDIT: I'm also pretty confident in saying that we've now got one of the fastest

(if not THE fastest) turn around times out of all the other companies offering this service.

02-09-2008, 19:57:57

ionicle
very nice, would be worth the money if i had the money

03-09-2008, 07:22:27

rrjwilson
Thats what I thought was the reasoning. I like disassembling things but I often end up having to buy new screws as I've lost the others I do still enjoy it though.

19-10-2008, 04:49:24

Lynx
If i where to get extenals and internals same price marcus, would it cost the same as 2 colours?

Its not a very big case, smaller than the antec 300, and basic design.

This is it HERE.

I have already sanded down the paint that was on it. all it needs is primed and painted.

Can you quote me a price? PM me it please.

EDIT.

I could just buy the black version for 30. lol this is it HERE.

But please still a quote for 1 whole colour.
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