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Lapping help

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Well I decided to finally lap my CPU, but there's one thing. Most people seem to recommend just using the plastic cover that comes when you buy the CPU to cover one side of the CPU while lapping, but I can't find this anywhere. I was wondering what other things I could use that are very readily accessible (like paper towels or something else very readily accessible). Thanks in advance.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 OC 3.2 GHz (400x8) Gigabyte P35-DS3L XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog XT OC 2 x 1 GB Crucial DDR2 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOSPower
Seagate 7200.10 500GB Windows Vista 64 Bit SP1 650 watt Antec Earthwatts 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 OC 3.2 GHz (400x8) Gigabyte P35-DS3L XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog XT OC 2 x 1 GB Crucial DDR2 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOSPower
Seagate 7200.10 500GB Windows Vista 64 Bit SP1 650 watt Antec Earthwatts 
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post #2 of 4
I could be wrong but I use to hear people say to cut out a piece of cardboard?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4.0 24/7 ASUS Rampage III Extreme EVGA GTX 480 6GB DDR3 2000 G.SKILL Trident 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
80GB Intel X25-M / Samsung F3 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Alienware AW2310 Razer 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Revolution 1050 Corsair Obsidian 800D Razer Krait Steelpad QCK+ 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4.0 24/7 ASUS Rampage III Extreme EVGA GTX 480 6GB DDR3 2000 G.SKILL Trident 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
80GB Intel X25-M / Samsung F3 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Alienware AW2310 Razer 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Revolution 1050 Corsair Obsidian 800D Razer Krait Steelpad QCK+ 
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post #3 of 4
Yes, cardboard will work. Hopefully that's readily available enough for you.
post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
haha thanks, both of you. Such a simple answer makes for great help =P
First Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 OC 3.2 GHz (400x8) Gigabyte P35-DS3L XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog XT OC 2 x 1 GB Crucial DDR2 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOSPower
Seagate 7200.10 500GB Windows Vista 64 Bit SP1 650 watt Antec Earthwatts 
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First Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 OC 3.2 GHz (400x8) Gigabyte P35-DS3L XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog XT OC 2 x 1 GB Crucial DDR2 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOSPower
Seagate 7200.10 500GB Windows Vista 64 Bit SP1 650 watt Antec Earthwatts 
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