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Kiwi

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Joined
Jun 15, 2001
Where do you guys get your sandpaper for lapping your heatsinks? I hit all the hardware stores and hobby shops in my area and the finest stuff I could find is only 400. I can't find any 800-1200 stuff anywhere.
 

J.S.

Registered
Joined
Dec 21, 2000
Location
Orlando,Fl.
You can go to a Walmart and get it in the auto section,thats where i got my 1500 grit,they have a fairly good selection.
 

OpenFriday

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2001
Location
Hamilton, Ontario
My hardware store sold 1200, thanks to the above posts though as i need higher. Odd that your Hardware store dosent sell higher than 400, dosent sound like much of a hardware store to me.