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Fan Polishing?? For real? anyone tried it?

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BboySkid

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Apr 16, 2001
Hey i was just cruisin' the net for some cooling tips and came across something that sounded a tad extreme... fan polishing to reduce noise and increase airflow

anyway, if anyone has this much time, and this much desire to eek out every cfm i would like to see if this stuff work

HTML:
http://www.gamingin3d.com/reviews/polishfan/polishfan.shtml

anyone ever tried it? post results please, hehe this looks interesting!
 

Gangreean

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May 21, 2001
Polishing? What do you mean? Like sanding it down? Turtle wax? Chrome? explain?.........how would having a smother fan help? less air resistance?
It is kinda interesting? If you could post more details that would be great!!!!!!!
 

[Oc]acaridans

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May 11, 2001
its a good idea but i dont know how much of a gain you would get...seems a little over kill to me...
 

KaHNZa

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It isn't worth it. You will maybe get .1 to .5 more cfm out of the fan. You would be better off getting a bigger better fan! :)
 
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MAV

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KaHNZa (May 31, 2001 02:47 a.m.):
It isn't worth it. You will maybe get .1 to .5 more cfm out of the fan. You would be better off getting a bigger better fan! :)

An interesting idea, but i have to agree with you, i don't think there'll much to gain from polishing the blades on the fans....could be a time consuming process as well ,for not too much gained.
regards
 

most deaf

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Mar 12, 2001
less air resistance, that makes it worse, the design of a fan is to catch air and propell it, this would reduce CFM
 
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BboySkid

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hey if you guys are so interested why dont you goto the web site i posted and maybe they'll have the info

your asking questions that have already been answered in the article on the web site in the second post