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Started a homemade waterblock for my P4 CPU today...

EDIT: so hard to upload pictures...i have to make them smaller :/

edit2: Will upload here after finished uploading to photobucket.

This is were it started, its a piece of aluminum about 1/8 inch thick from the door of an old dvr case.


These are the top and bottom of the block, cut from the first piece.


here is a picture of the Acrylic middle, it will act as a spacer between top and bottom, very thin, about 1/4 inch thick.
Edited by MR KROGOTH - 6/7/10 at 5:08pm
    
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Can't wait to see what you came up with . Try uploading them to OCN.
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files are 4mb+ jpeg. To big
    
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This aluminum...wire stuff, is about 1/8 inch thick, will be used as little pins when cut and hammered into place on the base plate.

here is just with a few pins already in place...
    
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Heres the acrylic middle, with the middle cut out. First looked better but broke .


here is everything on top of eachother taped-up, i started drilling holes for the screws.


two screws in, All i need to do for the finish is get barbs, add more pins, and sand,lap and paint. Thanks for viewing!
    
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Great start! What are you using for an O-Ring? Make sure your wc loop is compatable with aluminum. People usually stay from that metal. I hope it turns out well
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Great start! What are you using for an O-Ring? Make sure your wc loop is compatable with aluminum. People usually stay from that metal. I hope it turns out well
Well my rad is aluminum... And im probobly not going to use an o-ring, just use this glue called "welder" or maybe super glue...lol
    
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Sweet . Are you going to lap that metal before you "weld" it into place? I love home made builds. Subbed!
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post #10 of 13
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Yes ill probobly get it to 1500 grit when its all said and done. I just need to get some 1/4 inch barbs, hoping ill be able to get some soon though.
    
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