Review: Cooler Master Musketeer II

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    Cooler Master and modding. Modding and Cooler Master. Some things go together like ham and eggs. Case modders need companies like Cooler Master. Tech sites need companies like Cooler Master. Why? Because you can count on Cooler Master products to perform. You can count on Cooler Master products to dazzle. We're talking "bling-bling" here.
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    Would you believe....

    ....that I had to go out and buy more Musketeer I's and II's after doing this review? I even took one apart to see if I could separate the three circular meters (you can't, at least not easily). I used to be a totally "digital" guy, but this series from Cooler Master brought me back into the world of analog stuff. :driver:
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    it's pretty, kinda cool.
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    They mount to a circuit board. You would need to desolder them and add in extension wires. It could be done, but it's difficult.
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    bigal, Jul 10, 2005
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    hehehe, you are destroying a good thing:).
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    WOW, Alonso's project is awesome!!!
    Pretty Cool Case!!!
    zachig, Jul 10, 2005
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    No I didn't....

    I took it apart, but not to the point that I destroyed anything. I just removed screws and pulled the circuit board assembly out of the chassis. It's all back together again, just waiting for me to install it somewhere. 8)
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    hehehe. got too many drives that you can't even find a place for this little thing...
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    good review, nice case mod :D
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    The intro was soo over cooked dude!
    but the product looks wicked.. i seriously want one!! I'm going price searching now. It is out yet right?!
    For aussies, use www.staticice.com.au to find the best price.
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    hehe, i think i am the only other Aussie here Goofy :D
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    Did you....

    ...find one in Australia yet? If not, I'll bring one the next time I visit. The last time was in 1998 though, so don't hold your breath! 8)
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    lol, u are coming tomorrow? because every 7 year you don't move :p ranomd ant it :D
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    Nope.

    As it turns out, we have no money for travel now. Sorry.
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    no money! no money... welcome to my world buddy :D
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    Thanks. Glad to be here.
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    yes it is a nive place, hey, very very simalair to earth... but its got the words "unholys world" printed in the sky :p
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    Alonso Bistro's mod used the Musketeer I, not the II, I think those are easier to seperate. I have the II in the chopper and wanted to do something like that, putting one of the meters on the NoS bottle and the other two in the tail pipe (I have a splitter for the pipe I was gonna use) but when we pulled it apart, it wasn't just the issue of desoldering it from the circuit board (not a real problem) it was the fact that the meters themself aren't seperate, they're moulded together in several places and if you did get them apart, you'd wind up with something that isn't actually round but rather, rounded with a flat top and bottom. It wouldn't have worked. Now I've not used a Musketeer I, so I don't know for sure but I'm guessing that's how Alonso did that. If not then well, he does have access to a lot of parts and may have had what he needed to do it right. But we couldn't manage it unfortunately so the thing is just in a bay, shame too because with the front door closed you can't see it at all. We were considering chopping another spot in the front door for them but it was already painted and we didn't wanna risk it.
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