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Any tips on lapping the arctic freezer pro? My main concern is getting good access between the heatsink, and the flat surface I'm planning on using to sand things down a bit. Can the cross mount be removed to make lapping easier? Is it just easier to use a smaller piece of glass? If so, how do I know that when i'm "filing" it, that it's going to be level?
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Take a look here for general lapping tips...
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Yes, You can remove it easily but even so, the lap job still very difficult. I did but it was not perfect like my BT
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It can still be done, I have lapped mine and it came out fine...I just cut small squares and did it by finger...
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Go to home depot or any home store and find a short piece of 2x2 poplar. Use a straight edge from off their shelves to make sure it is flat. Attach sand paper, mount in a vice and your're set to go. You don't even have to remove the mounting bracket. Good luck.
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Originally Posted by wannabe_OC View Post
It can still be done, I have lapped mine and it came out fine...I just cut small squares and did it by finger...
that wont get u an even surface but i guess it will be a lil bit more shiny? heh.
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