I will update pictures as I complete each custom piece of this build.
Update #1 - 29MAR2015
-Disassemble Corsair Obsidian 350D to visualize build based on blueprints(see pic "The Plan"). -Tape up side panel window, top fan grill, front panel side-edging and bottom case edging. -5 coats of Plasti-Dip Red applied to Top Case, the edging bordering the Side panel window, entire right side door, and sliding HDD brackets. -3 hours later, a solid paint base has been applied. -Will let dry overnight (6 hours).
Update #2 - 30MAR2015
-Remove tape; assess color boldness. -Disassemble Front bezel (remove Optical bay covers, fan filter, fan, separate from case). -Tape off everything but the outside edge encompassing the Front case bezel to prep for 5 coats of Plasti-Dip White on outside edging aluminum. -Tape the top case area surrounding Top fan grill to prep for 5 coats of white applied to the top fan grill. -Disassemble HDD cage and remove from case for White coating (4 coats). -Disassemble SSD cage and remove from case for White coating (4 coats). -Remove PCIe covers and screws. Apply 4 coats of White. -Let dry overnight (8 hours).
**Huge Setback* When pulling the tape back off the top of the case, off came my red paint from the night before.. Im pretty upset with this so I'll add more later when I figure out how to fix this mess. ****
Update #3 - 31MAR2015
-Tape off inside walls, floor and ceiling with exception of rear interior case wall. -Tape off outside of rear wall to prevent paint leaking down the outside. -Apply 5 coats of Plasti-Dip Red paint to inside rear wall of case. -Remove GPU cover from EVGA GTX 960. -Remove GTX 960 sticker. -Apply 5 coats of Plasti-Dip Red to GTX 960 GPU cover. -Tape off outside edging of front case bezel and center support materials. -Apply 5 coats of Plasti-Dip Red to inside edging of Front Case Bezel. -Let dry overnight (7 hours).
Update #4 - 01APR2015
-Place GTX 960 cover back on to GPU. -Reassemble Corsair 350D case and put back together. Assess appearance. -Apply the large red Alabama letter "A" to center of case's front bezel fan cover. -Apply large white lettering "ROLL TIDE" to top-center of right door panel.
Update #5 - ???Pending???
-Wait to visit dad in a month @ brother's college graduation to surprise him with custom University of Alabama PC Case for his office and build the rest of it together at his house.