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Okay the Black Base Strap that holds on Half the Cooler Stripped and now i have had to put a nut in to get the spring tight....

Can anybody get me a New Screw, Base Bar. That's all i need smile.gif Thanks

I thought these $75+ Coolers are supposed to be built with better than crappy Aluminium?? lol



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i think what happened was you put the screw in wrong, slightly at an angle and you stripped it yourself. prolimatech makes good stuff.
 
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post #3 of 38
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

i think what happened was you put the screw in wrong, slightly at an angle and you stripped it yourself. prolimatech makes good stuff.

No the Nut that the Screw goes into stripped and started turning at the bottom, then the screw got caught awkwardly. The Nut at the bottom was very Thin. So a little "human error" and it stripped. (Screw and Nut)

But Seriously the Torque that you have to use to put this thing on with...the Straps should of been made better...
 
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Large HSF installations are for people with lots of patience and tiny fingers... wink.gif
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Large HSF installations are for people with lots of patience and tiny fingers... wink.gif

Well i have patience, not so much tiny fingers lol The Main prob was the fact it's hard to keep the tension identical on both sides when you loosing or tighting it down, hence the problem, they should of made the Brackets stronger....
 
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a megahalems is one of the easiest coolers to install. ive taken mine off and on so many times, no problems.

btw you have the thumbscrews on upsidedown........



also what is under the spring??

and your using the wrong Mobo screws aswell
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Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post

a megahalems is one of the easiest coolers to install. ive taken mine off and on so many times, no problems.
btw you have the thumbscrews on upsidedown........
also what is under the spring??
and your using the wrong Mobo screws aswell

Well guess your lucky.

Oh i see, well the Manual didn't help so i guessed lol

Under the spring, a Nut off a bolt i found in my garage, it works pretty good lol

Well that is what came with the case for the Mobo smile.gif

Can we focus? LOL
 
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post #8 of 38
why would you put a nut under the retention bolt? its set to be a certain pressure. you're gonna crush your socket

your seriously wondering why the things stripping? your doing it wrong....
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I've installed and uninstalled my Rev.B Megas well over 20 times and it's still good as new... The mounting system is probably the best I've seen when it comes to big tower coolers.
 
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4x4GB vengeance, 2x4GB predatorX, 2x1GB OCZ DDR2 Intel X25-M 80GB LD PC-V2 SS Phase Change OCN Marksman 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
2x old tek slims (GPU) Various watercooling stuff win7, winxp AX1200 
Case
test bench / cardboard box 
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[i7 5960X @ 4.8GHz] [Rampage V Extreme] [Titan 1400MHz (1500MHz bench)] [Various] 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
[250GB 840EVO +2x SpinpointF3 1TB RAID0] [LD PC-V2 SS Phase Change] [XSPC X2O 750 pump/res] [Monsta 360 full copper + EK XT 360 + XT 240] 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
[Crossover 27Q LED-P 1440p+ASUS 1200p+LG 1080p] [Corsair AX1200] [Dimastech Easy v3.0] [Sennheiser HD558s] 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
FX 8320, FX 8350, Phenom II x2 555BE i7 3930K, i7 860, i7 4770K, 68x Celeron D CVF, commando, 2x RIVE, Z87X-OC Asus 4870x2, Sapphire 4870 
GraphicsGraphicsGraphicsGraphics
2x 5870, 5850, 5830, 5770 2x 3870x2, 3870 GTX Titan, GTX 480, GTX 590 GTX 285, GTX 260, 4x 9800GT, 8800GTX 
RAMHard DriveCoolingCooling
4x4GB vengeance, 2x4GB predatorX, 2x1GB OCZ DDR2 Intel X25-M 80GB LD PC-V2 SS Phase Change OCN Marksman 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
2x old tek slims (GPU) Various watercooling stuff win7, winxp AX1200 
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test bench / cardboard box 
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sooo much fail... i cant stop laughing
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i7 3770k ASRock Extreme 4 Gen 3 EVGA 670FTW Gskill Sniper Low Voltage Series 1.25v 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 80GB G2- OCZ 60GB- 1TB Asus BD combo Megashadow Deluxe Edition  Win7 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
40" Insignia  Seasonic X750w Sleeved red Corsair 500r White Asus Xonar DGX 
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i7 3770k ASRock Extreme 4 Gen 3 EVGA 670FTW Gskill Sniper Low Voltage Series 1.25v 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 80GB G2- OCZ 60GB- 1TB Asus BD combo Megashadow Deluxe Edition  Win7 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
40" Insignia  Seasonic X750w Sleeved red Corsair 500r White Asus Xonar DGX 
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