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Lapping my TT BT

post #1 of 19
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Sorry for not using the search button. I don't know if this has been posted before or not. Well I never really have lapped my TT BT. I never took the time. And honestly I don't have the knowledge to do so. What tools will I be needing? What's the best way to go about it? How long will it take? Is it fool proof? Could I make temperatures worse by doing it wrong? Maybe any videos or links? Thanks. I know that I have a lot of questions Better safe than sorry ;P
post #2 of 19
Took me around 3 hours. Might want to look into my signature build log.
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Originally Posted by Wankerfx View Post
Took me around 3 hours. Might want to look into my signature build log.
Did the sandpaper do that to your hand? Why did you wear cloves or something? Nice Pics
post #4 of 19
Hi. Your in for some OC'ing fun if you lap...

Here is a link: http://www.overclock.net/intel-air-c...ml#post1284960

Different hardware, same principle.
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Lapping took me about 2 hours personally. It was a semi-quick job but I got an Almost mirror finish on it.
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What is the best way to lap a HSF? Is it to get many grades of sandpaper?
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post #7 of 19
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Thanks for the replies. So pretty much all I need is sandpaper? and about 3 hours of time?
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Yes, and a flat surface. A piece of glass or a mirror works well. Tape the sandpaper to the surface and alternate between circular and vertical/horizontal movements.

Note that when You bump up a grit, the lapped surface will seem to degrade. This is normal.

Take a peek at the link in my last post, or any lapping post for that matter.
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Thanks man. Looks like I have some fun tomorrow
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Save the trip to home depot and order form this site. I just used their kit today and worked very well. Took me about 2 hours and I am very happy with the finish.

http://www.easypckits.com/products/hslkwg/
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