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That's the magic of lithium batteries. I more-or-less killed my SP's battery after way too many hours of use a few years back. Got three more from RadioShack for like $10. I think I'm set!
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So im going to be getting a sub to put in my car soon, and I decided to make some wiring for the amp at school today. Its two computer power cords spliced together. Hope my car dosnt catch on fire.



Be careful a lot of duct tape is conductive.
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THANK YOU! I only said that 6 hours ago... as an instrumentation electrician.. I cannot abide by using duct tape for this.. when a roll of vinyl phasing tape is only a few dollars.. and wont RUIN your components!... the name of the game is ghetto rigging.. not how can we screw up out PC components


but to each their own... cheers!
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THANK YOU! I only said that 6 hours ago... as an instrumentation electrician.. I cannot abide by using duct tape for this.. when a roll of vinyl phasing tape is only a few dollars.. and wont RUIN your components!... the name of the game is ghetto rigging.. not how can we screw up out PC components


but to each their own... cheers!

but this is clearly not for a computer rofl. see below

 

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So im going to be getting a sub to put in my car soon, and I decided to make some wiring for the amp at school today. Its two computer power cords spliced together. Hope my car dosnt catch on fire.

he already cut the wires

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Here you go guys. The following pics are what happens when your GTX560 SE GPU throws a few fan blades during the Chimp Challenge and the resulting repairs

The damage done



The first attempted repair. Yes Blue Duct Tape



The final repair before new cooler was bought. Thats 1x 80mm fan shroud ziptied to the cooler thats had part of the shrouding cut away to allow air out the side along the fins with a 2nd 80MM 4500RPM fan screwed on top.



I used this until I managed to get s Sapphire HD7950. Then bought a Accelero Twin Turbo II to put onto the card.
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Originally Posted by CynicalUnicorn View Post

That's the magic of lithium batteries. I more-or-less killed my SP's battery after way too many hours of use a few years back. Got three more from RadioShack for like $10. I think I'm set!
You can also use an original Nintendo DS (not the Light model) battery. I have one as a backup.
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but this is clearly not for a computer rofl. see below
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
So im going to be getting a sub to put in my car soon, and I decided to make some wiring for the amp at school today. Its two computer power cords spliced together. Hope my car dosnt catch on fire.
he already cut the wires

Yea I saw that... same thing applies... maybe more so... an amp will push more power... but I suppose as long as you're not using it on bare wire... it should be OK... I still wouldn't risk it... but like I said... to each their own... be careful.. hope it works .....


More importantly... hope it doesn't start a fire
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Yea I saw that... same thing applies... maybe more so... an amp will push more power... but I suppose as long as you're not using it on bare wire... it should be OK... I still wouldn't risk it... but like I said... to each their own... be careful.. hope it works .....


More importantly... hope it doesn't start a fire
Thanks for the warnings guys, I'll make sure to cover it with some electrical tape!
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So what do you do when your perspex top on your thermal take water cooler leaks beyond super glue repair? Super glue it some more ofcourse, and when it fails again. ,
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Get a 6mm piece of perspex.... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
drill some holes, force the fittings in and let them tap themselves (couldn't find tap and die set) and wrap the fittings in thread tape to stop the leaks.... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Better than new I think, can see the coolant flowing through better than before, may even slide a little LED in there for some epic effects. thumb.gifthumb.gif
Edited by Driftmonkey - 2/8/14 at 10:41pm
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So what do you do when your perspex top on your thermal take water cooler leaks beyond super glue repair? Super glue it some more ofcourse, and when it fails again. ,


Get a 6mm piece of perspex....

drill some holes, force the fittings in and let them tap themselves (couldn't find tap and die set) and wrap the fittings in thread tape to stop the leaks....


Better than new I think, can see the coolant flowing through better than before, may even slide a little LED in there for some epic effects. thumb.gifthumb.gif

i see you might be using the swiftech additive.

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