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I do wish i had some coarser paper, I really had to work to get those scratches out, some 120 grit would have been nice.

True, getting it shiny or fine-tuning is probably only for bragging rights as it probally yields no more temp drops, or does it, but why not go all the way to 2,000 grit if your willing to go to 600 grit.....I got a shinier heatsink than you.....what now
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Way too lazy to read through 6 pages of posts, but damn that looks nice. Did you buff it at all or is that hot off the sand paper?
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Funny that we are worried about the reflective properties of a surface that we rarely see.

I can't help it, I'm obssesive-compulsive.... sorta kidding...sorta.
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Way too lazy to read through 6 pages of posts, but damn that looks nice. Did you buff it at all or is that hot off the sand paper?
Hot off some 2,000 grit sand paper, with a little buff with some Crizal glasses cleaner cloth to get finger prints/smudges off.
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Like I said--it's for your mental..LOL

I do it--you do it--OCD on OCN...LOL

Just wanted to say that you did a great job and the advice here has been very good.

The thing I would like to hear is how you kept from injuring yourself--my BT was biting the hellah off my fingertips--I had to make a little pad. I mean two hours of intense pressure on those metal bits on top of the base hurts--a lot.
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Funny that we are worried about the reflective properties of a surface that we rarely see.

I can't help it, I'm obssesive-compulsive.... sorta kidding...sorta.
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Hot off some 2,000 grit sand paper, with a little buff with some Crizal glasses cleaner cloth to get finger prints/smudges off.
Nice. Great work!
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I have the VX if that makes a difference,but I know exactly how you feel. I used some rolled toilet paper to cover those clips because they hurt.....alot

True my friend was like, so you spent 3 hours shining something that your going to rub thermal goo all over next week and never see it shiny again.
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post #69 of 91
ok 1 more question.. what grit do i start with and what grit do i end with? can you give me the order from start to scratch please, cuz i wanna lap my cooler and cpu, cheers
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post #70 of 91
I would just follow with the grits supplied by easypckits
Go from 400 to around 1000-1200. Supplied grits are 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1500, 2000. But the higher grits may not be necessary.
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