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Yep. It's one piece of solid aluminum. It took ages to drill that hole.... *sigh*

The CPU one will have a copper base, but I will attach a brass tube to that base. I chose brass because I can easily solder it to the copper.
Sounds good. If you need any help with the insulation let me know. There is a lot of different ways people like to insulate and I can help you choose what will suit you needs.
Might be a little FSB limited on the P5Q though.
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:walks in to room, how much is the pot? 2 Grams?:
OOOOOOOH wrong pot
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Am I correct in assuming that you did this more or less entirely on a lathe starting with a solid Al tube? That would be a "fun" hole to drill haha.
Almost. That was the plan. However, the "mini" lathe I have thought otherwise. The drill bit was about 3 inches to long to fit on the lathe. Instead I borrowed my nieghbor's 1/2" drill, put the pot in my clap and drilled away. Great forearm workout. Haha


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Sounds good. If you need any help with the insulation let me know. There is a lot of different ways people like to insulate and I can help you choose what will suit you needs.
Might be a little FSB limited on the P5Q though.
Yeah. I might have to get a new board, but I'm going to see where I get with this one first. I know it can to 600+ FSB...with the multi at x6. I'll probably be asking for help with insulation in the months to come. I'm a total noob at this.
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looks good someone153, good effort1
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Oh. I still need to lap it too. There's this huge scratch right across the middle of the base. :/
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Misleading title is misleading.
not considering the section this is in...

Nicely done, can't wait to see the finished product.
    
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Nice homegrown pot, should do the trick.
Good luck with the cpu pot, & with the benching!
    
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A question about the CPU pot: Is the objective just to put as many holes in the bottom as possible? Or is there some reasoning to it?
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I think that depends on how fast U want the pot to be chilled down and wormed up again. U will have better temp controll if the pot chills down "slower". Ive been told that a slow pot is the best choise for first timers. Nice work btw and let us know when Ur having a session. Im going to do my first in mid jan
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I think that depends on how fast U want the pot to be chilled down and wormed up again. U will have better temp controll if the pot chills down "slower". Ive been told that a slow pot is the best choise for first timers. Nice work btw and let us know when Ur having a session. Im going to do my first in mid jan
Yep, for L2N. For DICE you don't need the holes as much but a few is good to be able to break up any chunks that may form. I think I would make 4-5 short changes in the bottom, so like 5 holes only about 1/8 to1/4 deep.
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