1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Cooling Swiftech MCW478-UT

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Hive1984, 15 Apr 2005.

  1. Hive1984

    Hive1984 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    22 Jan 2005
    Posts:
    62
    Likes Received:
    0
    I got one of these dirt cheap, only because it has a 226W pelt in it, figuring id pull the thing apart and have a nice 226W pelt. Thing is though its put together with some sort of alan(sp?) key, the size of which i havn't been able to find! I bought a 18 peice set and none of them fit. Does anyone know how to get this thing apart? I could just cut the bolts holding the 2 sides together, but that would wreck it completely, and i might find it useful for something in future... Any ideas?

    p.s It seems to be about 2.25mm iirc.
     
  2. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

    Joined:
    23 Oct 2001
    Posts:
    34,712
    Likes Received:
    2,154
    Probably you have to get American size hex bits. These work in fractions of inches, whereas UK hex bits are sized in millimeters.
     
  3. OneMadPoptart

    OneMadPoptart What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    14 Oct 2003
    Posts:
    135
    Likes Received:
    0
    *nod*

    That size you give is inbetween a 1/10 and 1/12 inch alan key..pretty small so it might be hard to get ahold of. Good luck!

    -OMP
     
  4. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

    Joined:
    15 Feb 2004
    Posts:
    12,574
    Likes Received:
    16
    3/32" I think. If I calculated it right.

    Just checked on a swiftech block I have lying around, and it uses 3/32" for sure.
     
  5. OneMadPoptart

    OneMadPoptart What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    14 Oct 2003
    Posts:
    135
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yup thats the right size :thumb:

    At least it is on the ~2 year old swifty block I've got sitting in my basement. Heh, I forgot I had one laying around to actually *cough* CHECK for the proper size :wallbash: .

    Luck!

    -OMP
     
  6. Hive1984

    Hive1984 What's a Dremel?

    Joined:
    22 Jan 2005
    Posts:
    62
    Likes Received:
    0
    cheers guys, you were right
    Ive taken it a part but theres not markings on the pelt, its 50x50mm so im assuming at 226W, is there any other 50x50mm pelt that arn't 226W???
     
  7. fivecheebs

    fivecheebs Dont panic!

    Joined:
    19 Feb 2003
    Posts:
    1,768
    Likes Received:
    2
    Not 100% sure but its more than likely. I have seen pelts in all shapes and sizes and all kinds of values iirc.
     
Tags:

Share This Page