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    Hanging out with Prince Albert Needlefreak's Avatar
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    Attack of the Ziptie Ninja

    The offending party..



    Ten minutes and a dozen zipties later..



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

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    Re: Attack of the Ziptie Ninja

    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?

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    I wouldn't.

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    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?.

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    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..

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    ya dont paint teh heatsink,but good job with teh zipties.

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