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#1 Tjj226_Angel


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Posted 25 August 2012 - 10:47 AM

I just got the NZXT hue and I am trying to install it in my case. The issue I am having is that I have a 800D case with a powered coated surface and the LED strip is not sticking to my case very well. I made sure everything was clean and everything else, but it is still having some issues. Does anyone know of a trick to get the strip to adhere to the case?

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 12:13 PM

super gue is all i can say. My lights constantly fall off and i didn't think of the powered coast being the problem but I think it was. I just gorilla glued and super glued the velcow(sp?) to the case.


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Posted 25 August 2012 - 12:14 PM

tape? :lol:

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 01:31 PM

Heavy duty duct tape, or 3m outdoor double sided tape.

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 02:39 PM

3M foam double sided tape sticks to everything.


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Posted 25 August 2012 - 04:46 PM


What leather cows aren't good enough for you, you need yours in velour?
Psh... what a snob... P

I agree with everyone else though, double-sided tape works fantastic.

Though duct tape, hot glue and zipties are my favorite implements of destruction... I mean adhesion.


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Posted 25 August 2012 - 06:15 PM

Hmmmmmmmmm Duct tape doesn't want to work. I really don't want to glue it because then it will be there forever, but I am running out of options.

I tried scotch tape, duct tape, electrical tape, and small velcrow pads. I will venture to the store tomorrow and pick up some stronger stuff and see what happens.

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 06:38 PM

Hmmmmmmmmm Duct tape.

That sounds to IVI...:lol:

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 10:48 PM

go get some super glue, or go to A Radio controlled Hobby store (hobby town usa) and get some Tire glue or medium thick airplane glue. DAT STIUH STIX TO ANYTHING...

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 10:52 PM

With my 650D (which is almost similar to 800D) I use 3M double sided tape.
You may also use any glue.


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Posted 28 August 2012 - 02:36 PM

I do not see magnets mentioned. I am unsure if the case is aluminum or steel, but fasten the light to the magnet and it could easily be moved when in the way from any upgrade.
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 07:26 PM

Vicegrips :P