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@[email protected]

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Ok Guys... I think the only thing still missing is the clip for the home made waterblock. I am in Brazil and here there are no stuff for watercooling anywhere... I´m building everything. And now i need to secure the waterblock in the slocket.... Anyone can tel me: "how is the easyest way for me to doing it?"

If anyone has any easy to make design for a clip top use in my slocket with a celeron2 [email protected] (with an alpha) send it!!!! I want to watercool a peltier...!

Here´s the easyest aproach to imitate, i think:
 

donnie

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Well I have a socket board but it should work. Use a piece of aluminum flat stock 1\4x1\2x2". drill 2 holes on both ends 1\8" about 1\4" from ends. Then drill and tap a 5\16" hole where the middle of the core will be under the waterblock. take 2 1\8" carter keys 2" long. Flaten the rounded end a little so they won't slip. put them in the holes and bend the tabs over. add a 5\16 bolt and you have a waterblock tie down. Here is a picture of mine.

KT7A-Raid T-Bird [email protected] watercooled
 
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@crilicM@n

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Hmm thanks for the picture.. i´ve been colecting them to watch and make mine... Maybe i use 2 holes and two bolts......
You would be terrorized if you see my waterblock.. Seems a Jurassic Tiranossaurwaterblock. The uglyest I´ve seen.. But what matters is the results... Thanks

PS: Why don´t you Peltierize it? You already have the watercooling setup (Most of the work done...)
 

Newbie_Doo

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I used aluminum "L" stock 1/2" x 3/4" x 1/16" thick. I cut the legs to length and folded them over the sides and pop-riveted the legs to the sides. I then cut the excess off, drilled for a center thumbscrew and socket lugs, and voila!

I'll see if I have a pic to post. If so, I'll modify this post later with the uploaded pic.
 

donnie

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I am going to get a pielter. But first I want to perfect my water system. I am in the proses of building another one. I should have it finished this week. I am trying to build this one for under $50. I think it is going to cost me $34. Not to bad I think.
good luck with your tie down.
 
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Newbie_Doo (Mar 25, 2001 08:25 p.m.):
I used aluminum "L" stock 1/2" x 3/4" x 1/16" thick. I cut the legs to length and folded them over the sides and pop-riveted the legs to the sides. I then cut the excess off, drilled for a center thumbscrew and socket lugs, and voila!

I'll see if I have a pic to post. If so, I'll modify this post later with the uploaded pic.

Hmmm! I have an Aluminium L lying arround here.... Good Idea... Time buy some more and do the thing...!
 

Newbie_Doo

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@[email protected] (Mar 26, 2001 10:24 a.m.):
Newbie_Doo (Mar 25, 2001 08:25 p.m.):
I used aluminum "L" stock 1/2" x 3/4" x 1/16" thick. I cut the legs to length and folded them over the sides and pop-riveted the legs to the sides. I then cut the excess off, drilled for a center thumbscrew and socket lugs, and voila!

I'll see if I have a pic to post. If so, I'll modify this post later with the uploaded pic.

Hmmm! I have an Aluminium L lying arround here.... Good Idea... Time buy some more and do the thing...!

Here is the pic I promised...sorry about the focus, this is an enlargement of a small area of my motherboard photo