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Ok Guys for those of you that dont know I found an amazing deal online

http://cgi.ebay.com/nVentiv-Mach-II-...em160037972454

$255 for a mach II

I Picked it up locally so there was no shipping fee

I Broke the flex line and it needed to be repaired

Paid $145 for the repair including shipping both ways and a recharge of r507 (I think)

The total for this was $400 (how convinient) for a practically brand new Mach II

anyway this is the worklog since I will be setting it up in the next few days or whenever it gets shipped

Ill start off with a pic of the damage



The Evap head was extremely tarneshed and concave, Ill give it a good lapping before I mount it

Sweet. Aparantly it is still under somewhat of a warranty, Oh well

UPDATE #1

3-3-07
New Purchase
Chilly1 From Sdumper
Paid $300 for this one
And hey it actually works this time




Honestly It dosent look this dirty in real life (room to dark, have to use flash )


Update #2
3-4-07
Halfway done

Here are the pics of me with the grease , insulation tape and liquid electrical tape



I used the paper from the insulation tape to cover the chips on the CPU , they have grease under them to keep out any un nececary crap

Ta Da - My new best friend

Currently taking an update break for this to dry a little - another layer soon


UPDATE #2 Part 2
Mounting of the evap , Setting up PC

I put some armaflex tape around the plastic cover just incase it got REALLY COLD one day



All set up ... Yummy apple jacks


    
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OK I finally got a working unit ( Actually I have 2 now )

anyway Im posting from it now

please let me know what you think
    
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Congrats !!! One of these days my phase setup will be finished being built.Butt untill that day I will just be happy for everyone else.

When you going to stab it in a case ?
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Wow, I haven't even seen this thread before.

Good luck!
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Two Phase Change Units?
How greedy.
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the reason you havent seen it is because I only added the pics now

anyway my load temp is -15c

I still need to put it in a case - I will buy something relatively cheap (CM Centurion or something)

anyway I think my temps will improve once I set my proper clocks and everything (not sure what they are at now voltage is really high though)
    
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Hey it's looking good!!! Glad you have it up and going...Best of luck with it...
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