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    Air Filters

    Does anyone know of any suppliers that might supply 'fan sized' air filters to fit over case fans to prevent dust ingress?

    I am thinking of a 80/92/120mm square 'gasket' type adaptor with a removable paper/cloth element?
    Has anyone 'invented' this yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flewis View Post

    Kind of but I was thinking if something a bit finer with a replaceable/washable element.
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    You could always try making one urself, wouldnt be too difficult. Then u could use a material perfect for ur needs.

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    coffee filter paper is good for this purpose, you can cut it to size too

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    Bounce dryer sheets, used - make perfect air filters and they make your pc smell nice.
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    Bounce dryer sheets, used - make perfect air filters and they make your pc smell nice.
    lol.

    I want my PC to smell of new car smell.

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    15-20 denier stockings make superb fan filters. Stretch the fabric over the fan, secure with sticky tape and trim off the excess.

    When they get dirty, throw them away and use another pair of tights or stockings.

    Without giving too much away transparent ladies knickers also work very well. Anything made from lightweight/semi-transparent elastane or lycra is great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wja96 View Post
    15-20 denier stockings make superb fan filters. Stretch the fabric over the fan, secure with sticky tape and trim off the excess.

    When they get dirty, throw them away and use another pair of tights or stockings.

    Without giving too much away transparent ladies knickers also work very well. Anything made from lightweight/semi-transparent elastane or lycra is great.
    transparent...ladies...knickers....

    Buy some mesh and cut it with some clippers, it'll last you forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dreaming View Post
    lol.

    I want my PC to smell of new car smell.

    It was a serious suggestion, lots of people use them, cheap and disposable

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    I was more entertained at the concept of a nice smelling PC not trying to undermine your suggestion heh. I think something like a motorbike smell would also please me. Mmmm, engine oil...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dreaming View Post
    I was more entertained at the concept of a nice smelling PC not trying to undermine your suggestion heh. I think something like a motorbike smell would also please me. Mmmm, engine oil...
    mmm petrol. love that smell , im gonna try that tights/stockings one. i need some fan filters

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    Bounce dryer sheets, used - make perfect air filters and they make your pc smell nice.
    I'm using those on my Eclipse

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    Just found this and ordered one just to see what it's like:
    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_2704.html
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    i got ones like that from ebuyer while ago but not sure if they had 120mm ones mine is 80mm

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    I know someone that uses womens stockings or 'pop socks' in their tropical fish water filter. Cheaper and work better than the commercial ones from pet shops.

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