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PCPP feature #6... hotdawg! Thanks admins for noticing the hard work I put into this one. I'm sure the owner will be stoked to see his rig on the front page.

I use video primarily to show my craft. I was never a great writer (thus I became a builder) Check out the on going video build log here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLg3z6hcUw1gr_X6vKX7sQXhQ14IMR9mnG

Long story short I wanted to created a full desktop platform inside a Pelican case, that would be shock proof, water resistant, light weight and strong. This was custom built for an enthuses who planned on frequent travel and upgrades. This person could have easily built their own PC but tasked me with the custom chassis and design concept to take a portable rig to the next level.

All in it took 2 months and 2 major re-designs till I found the correct recipe. The case is 100% as functional as you would expect a pelican case to be. No ports or vents are exposed once the case is sealed and secure. This is also standardized size to fit in an overhead on a plane.

Any questions just ask. I plan on building more like this if people are interested and the repeating build would go a lot quicker now that I've tested everything and know what I'm doing. Thanks for checking out the work!

-OllieMan@PollyTech

Comments

  • 7 months ago
  • 20 points

This build is so unique I have a feeling that it's gonna get featured

  • 7 months ago
  • 8 points

<3

  • 7 months ago
  • 8 points

Well guess who was right lmao

  • 7 months ago
  • 20 points

Can't even begin to imagine the chaos if TSA opens this up at the airport haha

  • 7 months ago
  • 9 points

hopefully the EVGA and ASUS logos clue them in... Hopefully.

  • 7 months ago
  • 6 points

You're giving TSA far too much credit. They locked down MCO for two hours when someone had tried to take their Titanium powerbook along as carry-on. It was dumb luck that the first officer on the scene was a seasoned Apple user, and had to clarify in front of everyone, what a dumbass the TSA was for the action.

I assume nothing of TSA's collective intelligence and i am still disappointed with the kind of crap they subject the ordinary passenger to.

  • 16 days ago
  • 1 point

True that they don't know tech, the tsa at my airport didn't even know what a kindle was and spent 5 mins deciding wether I need to take it outta my bag, turns out I don't.

  • 7 months ago
  • 9 points

I love builds like this that are so supremely epic they just need to be featured. nice job buddy

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

ty!

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

np

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

You're right man, this build is supremely epic!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

lol

  • 7 months ago
  • 8 points

This is Arnold Schwarzzenegger's dream PC

  • 7 months ago
  • 7 points

This looks cool and all but like lowkey it looks like a bomb especcialy to someone that doesnt know about pc's in lets say in airport. But like nice build +1.

  • 7 months ago
  • 3 points

Awesome Job! Fits in an overhead and is waterproof :) This should be featured. +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 3 points

i feel like the military would use this

  • 7 months ago
  • 3 points

Or maybe Morpheus and Neo for a spot of Matrix hacking!

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm about halfway through watching your video log of this build and all I've gotta say is I hope you get featured. Loving the work you put into it, and I like the idea of having something durable and portable. That's right up my alley as well. You nailed it. Great work, man!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

I really appreciate you taking the time to watch. <3

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

well, that's the coolest thing i've seen all year. +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

<3

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks like an ammo box to me

IT CONTAINS AMMO FOR GREATNESS

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

<3 bang bang!

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

ALSO CONTAINS AMMO FOR A FEATURE

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

Once again... Great and unique build +1 Should be a feature I think!!

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

Even though it's not as small as other ITX cases, this is probably more mobile than any others due to its durability. No need to clear a spot in your vehicle to set it securely, you can (almost literally) just throw it in and go. Amazing job.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

Gaming in the army be like.....

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

What measures have you taken to prevent components to fall out, specifically the ram.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

It was shipped with extra foam in that area. I was worried but asus is good stuff and when I tried yanking on the ram it was very locked in. I know that can happen and I kept that in mind. I think its good since the force would be pushing in into the socket not out from the bumps.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Yer a damned genius! +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

aww ty

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Great YouTube video too!!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Huh... that's really cool!!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for locating my luggage, now be kind enough and ship it back lol

Finally, "portability" with wings .... superb DIY solution! +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Inb4 a feature because this build is so freaking gosh darn AWESOME. +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

I love the creative things people do with their computers!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Never seen anything like it. Definitely one of the more interesting builds out there. +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

inb4 featured

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Nicest build i've ever seen! Maybe you van buy another idk 4TB hard drive or SSHD... Just foto thé storage...

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Damn, I wonder how the airport security would react when they see something like this xD Pretty damn amazing build man

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

TY!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

it got featured

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

That is pretty cool.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

If there was a emoji that was saluting I would post it on this comment. Very very cool build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

o7

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Now that's creative! Love it! +1

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Please give us the schematics.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

An actual genius power move.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

I have the same USB hub! I attached mine to my desk, so I have room for 10 USBs at a time! Muahaha beautiful build man.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

This is very cool. Well done.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Good idea, its featured aswell

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

This is so cool :) I wanna do something like it now Nice build too :)

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Man after my own heart. Love the Pelican products. Love your implementation. I'm totally inspired. Thanks

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

ty!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow, nice build, however, you should pick a 2070. Nevertheless, great build! Totally deserve the feature!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Jesus Christ, this looks stunningly good, man. Your hard work definitely payed off. But i have some questions:

1.What's the size of the dampers (struts) you've used?

2.If the PC is working, is the case is supposed to be closed?

2.1. If the case is closed, how are you dealing with temperatures?

2.2. If the case is opened, is there a locking mechanism to keep the PC in one place?

It would be really strange if your client tries to open the case and the PC pops out like the April fools boxing glove with spring in a box.

3.Where are the input/outputs? On the inner chassis or on the back of the pelican case?

Once again, really awesome build!

  • 7 months ago
  • 2 points

1: I'm honestly not sure. I had these in my shop for a while before using them. Sry. something like 6in closed and 4in of travel. Amazon has then fairly well priced. I used pneumatic struts rather then hydraulics.

  1. Case has to be open while PC is in use. Closed seals it off completely for safe travel. When open, yes, there is a lock out you can see me build and use in the video.

  2. Outputs are on the top/side near the lockout.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

how are people even "how do the thermals work?" LOL like really Awesome build and well done, it's simple but complex... it's SIMPLEX!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

how do you manage the thermals?

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Thermals are great. It's essentially an open test frame.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

oh, I get it. is it made so that the actual computer comes out of the pelican? and is not bolted into it?

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Yup. It pops out so you can get at everything and have some air.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

that's fricking amazing

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow, this is a really nice build. Thanks for sharing.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Whats funny about this is that pelican cases are usually more expensive than actual pc cases

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Amazing build! Thank you for sharing!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

This thing is ridiculously cool! Imagine rocking up at a LAN party with it....you'd be the coolest cat in town no doubt. Great work!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Very Cool!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

I WANT ONE!!!!

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

This is the hottest most amazing build ive ever seen good job and keep up the good work. :-)

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Imagine entering the bank with this case in hands.... xD

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow you are very skilled

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

HELL-YA!! I was planing on building a pelican case PC because I have always wanted one lol. I already bought a Pelican 1620 Case last year but didn't get further cuz I got busy. I log in here and BOOM exactly what I was looking for, so HELL-YA. I think my case is too big for overhead and TSA would prolly strip search me if I ever tried to take that as a carry-on LOL. Besides i'm not flying with mine anyway, I'm also going to be including a Lime-Net. Thank You very much for sharing, I am tottaly using that hydro lift system (whatever it's called lol).

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

amazing!!! what about a monitor in the front ??

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay so I love the idea that this is a great pc to take overseas! I definately want one myself since It's water and shock proof but what would you recommend for a PC meant for long road-trips but also takes up as little space as possible... Would you please check out my build here ( https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Socks21684/saved/K9Qq3C ) and let me know what you would do differently? I feel like it works for its size but I couldnt find the SHIFT anywhere in the cases when starting the build from scratch so Ill definitely use that instead...

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

That's a great list you have. If you change the aio you could fit it in the same case we used no problem. The corsair 120mm rad we used is 2x thick so it makes up the difference and keeps the small package.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

What size of Pelican Case did you use? I would love to do this with one step up at the ShiftX so i can use a 280 RAD on the CPU for bigger overclocks

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

The case is the 1510. Was the right fit for the client.

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

This is too cool, I have never seen anything like this before. It makes me rethink doing a rugged extreme laptop. This seems better.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Has anyone thought it was a bomb?

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