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post #21 of 25
Pfff Knife honer? Hammer and chisel? Come on guys. The REAL pros do their lapping with one of these babies:
1189200074624_woodhandling01.jpg

The trick is getting it close enough but without having your hand caught in it. ****s so cash.
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post #22 of 25
pfft...i just pop what i have to lap on train tracks...100 tons of locomotive laps anything.

Mirror finish you're after? Use a dab of ic-7 diamond tim...with a bit of elbow grease.
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Well I just stuck my penny into my laptop GPU so I can't take any more pics. lol

I was able to stack the pennies and there didn't seem to be any gaps between them (compared to an regular penny). I actually did try sticking thermal paste between the two of them, and they stuck together like super glu - so I assume it is "fairly" flat due to the vacuum suction.

The only thing that matters now is to start up my laptop and see if it improves the cooling...I guess if I get a professional-created shim I'll compare temperatures...
post #24 of 25
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dranx;12735568 
Pfff Knife honer? Hammer and chisel? Come on guys. The REAL pros do their lapping with one of these babies:
1189200074624_woodhandling01.jpg
The trick is getting it close enough but without having your hand caught in it. ****s so cash.
Quote:
Originally Posted by mongoloid;12735606 
pfft...i just pop what i have to lap on train tracks...100 tons of locomotive laps anything.
Mirror finish you're after? Use a dab of ic-7 diamond tim...with a bit of elbow grease.

When you don't have money or time to wait for shipping, McGyver that *****! gunner.gif

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post #25 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Full_Tilt;12734365 
A wetstone/sharpener is designed to sharpen, not to mill and polish.

The best "lapping" tool is called a vertical milling machine and a surfacing table. Unfortunately theyre not easy things to access or use for most people.

You could find machine shops that could do it for you though.

Only for Intel though with their LGA frown.gif
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