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That was close, I was just getting to the end of the thread so I could say this too.

I LOVE my datavac. Super powerful, no recharging, and honestly, not that expensive. WAY cheaper than compressed air cans after maybe 6 months tops if you clean your pc as often as you should.
I couldn't get one here in Oz so I got mine from the States for about $50. I also needed a step-down converter, 240v>120v, which cost about $150. I was paying $20 for a can of air and they'd last maybe a month so all up, I've saved heaps and it does a far better job.
post #32 of 63
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i hit a $30 panaflow blade with my finger.. effing broke the fan and made me bleed for an hour
I dropped a delta on my hand and it cut the nerves in 3 of my fingers
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post #33 of 63
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If you have the leaf blower it should push more air than the fans anyway, run it into the heatsink & see if the temps are better. Extreme air cooling FTW!
You might have to turn up the TV or radio a bit...
If your going to do that, you might as well attach a bag of ice cubes on the leaf blowers intake. FTW indeed!
 
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After hearing some of the other stories in this thread, I feel like I got off easy by bumping my fan. (Good thing I don't have any high rpm fans/expensive)
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After hearing some of the other stories in this thread, I feel like I got off easy by bumping my fan. (Good thing I don't have any high rpm fans/expensive)
I'd be more worried about my fingers/hands with my fans
there all 4k+rpm's
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post #36 of 63
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I'll never forget getting drunk at my friend's house and watching my drunk friend get mesmerized by a 2000 rpm led fan and stick his finger in there. Broke a fin off and split his finger open... Was hilarious to see though.
Next time you and your friend get drunk, give him $5 bucks and tell him to stick his finger in a 5000 RPM delta fan.
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What's the difference between a fan being spun by the motor vs. being spun by blowing air?
it can spin faster and off balance.
    
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post #38 of 63
I dont know what teh hell kinda fans you guys buy, but ive accidenta;;y hit nearly ALL of my fans in this rig and my previous one and teh only thing taht happened was i got really scared
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Next time you and your friend get drunk, give him $5 bucks and tell him to stick his finger in a 5000 RPM delta fan.
this
lost over half my thumb nail that way
I was lucky there
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post #40 of 63
So much much pain right now...I was reading this about an hour ago, laughing at hurt people and then 15 minutes after closing it stuck my finger in a 5k rpm delta. Talk about irony. might post a pic after it stops bleeding.
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