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I've never lapped a CPU and HSF before but I decided it's high-time I learned. I've stumbled upon a few lapping kits for around $10 on the internets, and was wondering if you need a new lapping kit for each part.

More specifically, I have 2 CPUs and 2 HSF's to lap, so do I need 4 kits?

Also, does anyone know of a good bargain lapping kit? I suppose I could go get the sandpaper myself... I think there's a hardware store within a few blocks of my place. What could I use to substitute for the flat glass block that comes with lapping kits?
White Whale
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White Whale
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post #2 of 8
http://www.easypckits.com - All you'd need is a premium lapping kit, and extra sandpaper. Alternatively, your local store should carry packs of Wet/Dry sandpaper and a thick piece of glass. Thats all you'd need.
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post #3 of 8
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So just get one kit with glass for the first CPU, and an additional kit without glass for each additional CPU or HSF?
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250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
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post #4 of 8
Essentially, yes. Though I found one premium kit was enough for both CPU and heatsink. YMMV though.
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post #5 of 8
And you're gonna want some tape too...
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post #7 of 8
The easyPC premium kit will go two parts.
Add a drop or two of dishwashing liquid/1/2 cup of water.
It'll make lapping easier.
Or use kerosene.
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post #8 of 8
I got my lapping kit from ebay. Worked like a charm. All i did was my TR Ultra 120 Extreme, image here but gonna do my cpu soon. It included enough for both HS and cpu except for the "special polishing fabric", which I managed to find else where.
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