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Conductive pen or ink???

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Alcpone, Nov 29, 2006.

  1. Alcpone

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    I need some of this stuff, but I see its quite expensive for the pen's, but the ink is about a 3rd of the price, but you have to apply it with a fine art brush!

    What do you guys recommend?

    ;)
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    The ink might be better. I used to apply it with a coctail stick

    I have a conductive pen atm, and the tip keeps getting clogged. You don't get as good acuracy, and end up with quite a thick line as well
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    I can get the ink for £7 and the pen's are like £22, thanks for the advice, save me some penny's and get a better finish!

    :cool:
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    couple of wires and a soldiering iron should do the trick.
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    Its so I can do a vcore mod, I just got some off ebay for £6.85 all in, I will get some cocktail sticks tomorrow from asda lol
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    where did u get the ink from, random question? coz i used some stuff that fixes the heat lines on the rear windows on cars lol worked well, used cocktail sticks for that 2:laugh:
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    I bought 3g off ebay b4, will get it in a few days so I can mess about on the weekend!

    The vcore mod says to put electrical tape over a couple of the pins/pads to stop connection, but the little pins on a 775 socket a strong little buggers and im sure they will push through, especially under heat!

    Wondering if anyone else has done this mod this way!

    http://sg.vr-zone.com/?i=3931

    ;)
  8. lemonadesoda

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    Those prices are CRAZY!

    I have a pen. I bought that over the "paint" because I throught it would avoid having to buy/clean brushes, and also the point was described as "fine"... so I though it would be better for my lasercut 12-16 pipe mod.

    In practice, "fine" is about as think as a 0.7mm pen. Quite fat. And just as 'red says, it clogs all the time. So much is wasted just trying to make it "flow".

    I would now recommend the paint and cocktail sticks.
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    Ive received a email from the seller I bought it from saying I will have it tomorrow so I will post my thoughts, he also said there is a applicator included :)
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    The conductive paint bottle is like a nail-varnish bottle. And the applicator is like a nail varnish brush. Way too thick for these technical mods. You'll still need to get the cocktail sticks.

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