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Hi Guys,

I wan to lap my i7 920 D0 and EK Supreme HF Full Copper Water Block

Should I just get some 400, 600, 800 100, 1200, 2000 grit and run it over the sand paper until shiney?

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Well, u want wet sandpaper, and u'll probably only need 400, 1000 and 2000 if its available.. 1000 is fine also.
    
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well ive got 600 and 1200 grit so will that work?

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post #4 of 15
tjharlow will show you step by step how to do it, and what you need

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http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sourc...jywD7Q&cad=rja


Part 2 of 2:
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sourc...rCbIsg&cad=rja
    
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post #6 of 15
youtube is your friend. and almost any automotive store should sell sandpaper for car paint (wet sanding) and u want atleast 2000grit in my opinion.
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post #7 of 15
you dont have to do it wet. Ask around most ppl will say dry is fine. Its less messy and gets same result. My lapping job for h50 (dry).

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...y-h50-lap.html

for a flat surface with a great polished finish you need to go to 2000 or higher. 2000 does a great job as you can see in my pics in link. That being said you can stop at 1500 and still be flat it just isnt as polished and pretty.
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post #8 of 15
sorry not best pic but this is 2000grit then took a lil mothers all metal polish for final touches. Used a roughly 1/3 inch thick piece of glass from a small table to mount my sandpaper.

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post #9 of 15
Oh.... we're playing "show me yours" now

Here is my E5200 I scraped against the sandpaper, took it up to 3000 grit...


    
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post #10 of 15
2000grit dry no polish or anything after.

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