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Should I Lap GlobalWin WBK38???

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t045t3r

New Member
Joined
Jun 9, 2001
I just got the GlobalWin WBK38 w/ Arctic Silver 2, and I'm wondering if it would be worth it to lap it. It seems pretty smooth already hehe. Do you think I should lap or not? And if so, what is the cheapest route to a good "lapping"? I don't really want to buy a bunch of sandpaper and end up spending $40+ and waste all the money I saved going for a less expensive HSF. Let me know what you all think I should do. Thanks.
 

dew042

Member
Joined
Jun 16, 2001
Location
minnesota
all you need is 200/400/600 grit wet/dry sandpaper and a piece of glass. wet the sandpaper down and do figure 8's and keep it flat on the glass.... start at 200 and work up...

you can buy single sheets of sandpaper for less than a dollar.

have fun.
dew.
 

phiber

Senior Member
Joined
Mar 9, 2001
Location
Queens, NY
i lap then i put it on something flat and make sure it is flat as long as you do that you will be great :)
 

outhouse

Senior Member
Joined
Mar 11, 2001
Location
Auburn California
If your confident in your lapping abilities then it will not hurt allthough some of the high end HSF's do come with a pretty good finish and by lapping you may not gain that much, personaly if it was mine i would lapp it and polish it but there is a debate going on how high to lapp and polish 600 for sure and 1500 max, one guy said he had better results just polishing though.

goodluck