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When I built this rig around 5 months ago, I popped the head off of one of the gold pins due to using too much force. I came up with the idea to solder the head back on to the screw, and it actually held up until tonight, when I heard something that resembled a gun shot..

Anyways, I'm real short on cash and I'm wondering if anyone knows where I can order a single replica of the gold pin that is used with the TT120. I'm extremely short on cash and am not willing to buy a whole new HSF. Or maybe someone knows of a set of pins that can be used to replace the stock gold ones? Anything helpful is greatly appreciated.

This really blows .
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When I built this rig around 5 months ago, I popped the head off of one of the gold pins due to using too much force. I came up with the idea to solder the head back on to the screw, and it actually held up until tonight, when I heard something that resembled a gun shot..

Anyways, I'm real short on cash and I'm wondering if anyone knows where I can order a single replica of the gold pin that is used with the TT120. I'm extremely short on cash and am not willing to buy a whole new HSF. Or maybe someone knows of a set of pins that can be used to replace the stock gold ones? Anything helpful is greatly appreciated.

This really blows .
You could go to the hardware store and pick up a pack of 6 - 32 bolts and maybe washers and nuts if you wanted to mount them through. I don't know if you would need 1" or 1.5", might as well get both as bolts, washers and nuts together would be under $5.

You want 6-32 standard, SS if possible.

EDIT If you are using this on the LGA775, the 6-32's won't fit. I believe that the stock for LGA775 is 4-40. If you can take the backplate and a single bolt to the hardware to match the threads. I'm pretty sure that it is a 4-40, and you'd want the same length as the bolt you have now.
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You can contact Sunbeam! I emailed them for a second back plate (for future use) and they sent one out ASAP! I got it in like 2 days. Then again Sunbeam isnt too far from my house. But they will ship it out for free. Which is always good. ZERO cost to you.
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I went to a local Home Depot and Lowes, and neither of those hardware stores had anything.

I emailed someone at SunBeam and am waiting for a reply.
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I went to a local Home Depot and Lowes, and neither of those hardware stores had anything.

I emailed someone at SunBeam and am waiting for a reply.
Did you check the nuts and bolts section? The bolts are so small that they are usually in the pull-out things with lids.
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Did you check the nuts and bolts section? The bolts are so small that they are usually in the pull-out things with lids.
Yea I did. I was in quite a rush, though, so I may have passed over something that could have worked . Hopefully this guy emailed me back, about to check right now. If he can't work something out then I'll have to head back to the hardware store.
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Yea I did. I was in quite a rush, though, so I may have passed over something that could have worked . Hopefully this guy emailed me back, about to check right now. If he can't work something out then I'll have to head back to the hardware store.
Where you located? I think i might have like 2 extra ones.
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I'm in Fraser, Michigan.

Are you sure you have two extra 775 pins, because I think the Tuniq comes with two K8 pins also. Just want to make sure you're not getting them mixed up or anything.
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