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Needlefreak
03-06-02, 11:10 AM
The offending party..
http://pages.ivillage.com/raggedsoul//sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/messy.jpg


Ten minutes and a dozen zipties later..
http://pages.ivillage.com/raggedsoul//sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/tight.jpg


Now for the $26,000 question...Can the heatsink be painted with a high quality engine paint...Any tips ?

BaLa
03-06-02, 12:31 PM
Originally posted by Needlefreak
Now for the $26,000 question...Can the heatsink be painted with a high quality engine paint...Any tips ?

why would you want to do that?

Easto
03-06-02, 01:15 PM
I wouldn't.

Faust
03-06-02, 03:14 PM
the paint would act more as an insulator, so i wouldn't do it. you may be able to have it anodized if you had to have it colored, but i think just buying a retail heatsink would be more effective.

nice Gateway, BTW. did you remove the duct over the CPU for the pictures, or permanently?.

Needlefreak
03-06-02, 05:09 PM
Ahhhhhhhh...Slow down the heat exchange...Good point...

Yes I leave the shroud off.

Im not gonna put alot of mods in her cuz as soon as income tax is back it's time for a new comp..This one will be my kids..

To kill that "I gotta modify something" urge I just painted my case...Purple,yellow and black...Woohohoooo......Pimp...lol

Gotta do a lil detail work to her but I will post a pic soon..

YARDofSTUF
03-09-02, 08:07 AM
ya dont paint teh heatsink,but good job with teh zipties.