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Measuring cfm is hard, given that most cfm meters are little propellers driven by the airflow. I recall that one comprehensive review used a neck-down device to capture the entire airflow. Another uses a big bag. I guess you could just stick the propeller into the airflow. What method did you use?
It's like in the picture I linked; theirs a opening with the airflow meter attached and a box which I have swappable holes on it for.

I've got different wood pieces cut so I can attach the fan to the wood piec,e and then attach it to the box. Pre cut for 120 & 140mm
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Fantastic review. We need more high quality cooling/fan reviews like this. I'll be buying a few of these and a can or two of spray paint .
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Fantastic review. We need more high quality cooling/fan reviews like this. I'll be buying a few of these and a can or two of spray paint .
I would email Thermalright and find out exactly what plastic these fans use.

Different spray paints adhere differently to certain plastics.
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I would email Thermalright and find out exactly what plastic these fans use.

Different spray paints adhere differently to certain plastics.
Good advice Thank you, I shall do that.

edit: If you want I can post their response in this thread and I'll find out what type of spray paint is best, and you can add that into the aesthetics portion of your review .
Edited by Vegetables - 8/21/10 at 4:51pm
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Good advice Thank you, I shall do that.

edit: If you want I can post their response in this thread and I'll find out what type of spray paint is best, and you can add that into the aesthetics portion of your review .
Please do so; as some people may want to know.
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Please do so; as some people may want to know.
I am sure at the very least 94% of the people purchasing this will be considering spray painting it some other color . I even recommended they paint their future releases neutral colors in the email I sent them lol.
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I must admit the colors they picked are awful. Is that the best they could come up with? It's like their design department picked a color combo that nobody in there right mind would ever use

Anyway, thanks Tator! A+ review.
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I am sure at the very least 94% of the people purchasing this will be considering spray painting it some other color . I even recommended they paint their future releases neutral colors in the email I sent them lol.
I did as well. I sent my review to Thermalright as well so if they want they can read the thread.

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I must admit the colors they picked are awful. Is that the best they could come up with? It's like their design department picked a color combo that nobody in there right mind would ever use

Anyway, thanks Tator! A+ review.
Well I will say it's an A+ paint job; doesn't scratch. Looks solid. Ect.

But seriously... yeah Grey housing with blue blades would have been a better choice atleast.

Either way; Danke schön, I do reviews like this because I know people want to know
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Thanks for the great review

I'm going to be picking up two of these fans for my CM590.
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Wow awesome, i didn't expect these fans to be so good, and so quiet. I guess i'll be picking up 3 of these for my cogage arrow.. or maybe they won't fit XD
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