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I want to lap my Big Typhoon VX. Are there any hardware stores in the US that sell the proper grit sandpaper?
I bought it from newegg and I am assuming that it has not been lapped, correct? It is attached to my system right now and it is hard to unhook because my mobo is so damn big.
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http://www.easypckits.com/
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post #3 of 18
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Any local stores? I know Home Depot does not but any others? If not, I will get it from pc kits online but I don't want to have to wait for it to ship.
And just to confirm, if I lap my cpu, I just lap the part that comes in contact with the heatsink, correct?
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post #4 of 18
Or just go too any auto parts store. Get the stuff that is used for painting, should be black or grey. They usually have it up to 2200grit so your good to go.

If you want higher stop by a hobby store, they have all the ultra grits
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post #5 of 18
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Any local stores? I know Home Depot does not but any others?
I've heard that regular sand paper with the right grit level works. I may be wrong.
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post #6 of 18
Get that kit. You won't regret it. It has all the different grit sizes you need.

I highly recommend the premium kit:
http://www.easypckits.com/products/premiumlk/

And this is nice also:
http://www.easypckits.com/products/ac/
    
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Yeah thats where I get mine to O'Rileys or Auto-Zone...
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Can I ruin the CPU by lapping it too much?
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post #10 of 18
Yes.
Just don't take off an inch and you'll be fine.
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