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I have 2 of these (COUGAR CF-V14H Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing) fans and want to paint them black. I took off the sticker on the back side and there is no rubber grommet there. It's hard plastic like the rest of the shroud. It does have a cut out look but no cut out. How would I take the fan blade off to paint them. The reasoning for this is because they are new and I don't have to buy new fans.

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Post an actual pic of the back of your fan so we can see what you are seeing.
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Post an actual pic of the back of your fan so we can see what you are seeing.


Here it is

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post #4 of 10
huh. not sure on this one.....
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I don't think you can take fans apart with sealed bearings. If you force the impeller off, you may damage the bearing.
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post #6 of 10
yeah, only thing to do is to tape the fan shroud and pant the blades
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After some hard searching I found the way to do it. You have to pop the fans off. There is a build log here on the forum that contains a video showing how to do it. I had my wife help me and popped both fan blades off.
Thanks for the help fellas
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Cool to know.
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Originally Posted by Divey View Post
 
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Originally Posted by selluminis View Post

Post an actual pic of the back of your fan so we can see what you are seeing.


Here it is

Now this is interesting. You have a fourth solder point. If you know your way around a soldering iron, you could solder a wire to that point and see if you could convert your fan to PWM.

 

Very interesting. Thanks for the pic.

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After some hard searching I found the way to do it. You have to pop the fans off. There is a build log here on the forum that contains a video showing how to do it. I had my wife help me and popped both fan blades off.
Thanks for the help fellas
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