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A dremel tool is a truly universal tool; if you can't make it fit with the dremel, you just haven't tried hard enough. :)

I've machined gears from nylon with a dremel, to make an old VCR work again.

I also cut up some Skyy vodka bottles to make some nice big glasses. :)
 
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Yes I actively cool my USB nic card.

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Yes I actively cool my USB nic card.
I used Linksys WUSB54G that constantly disconnected and losing packet after few minutes of using. I disassemble and the actual IC is HOT and I cant hold my finger more than a second. Putting small RAM heatsink with thermal paste isnt cutting it that it requires fan soldered to USB 5V to cool it down. I'll update this thread if I found that mod. I think I took a picture of it before.
 
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I used Linksys WUSB54G that constantly disconnected and losing packet after few minutes of using. I disassemble and the actual IC is HOT and I cant hold my finger more than a second. Putting small RAM heatsink with thermal paste isnt cutting it that it requires fan soldered to USB 5V to cool it down. I'll update this thread if I found that mod. I think I took a picture of it before.
Yea that's a WUSB3600 or something of that sort. Definitely ran hot. It's not a joke that I did that.

I also cool Bios chips on vintage hardware in the same fashion.
 
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A little hammer mod




These wires are way too bent. The metal is too streched and the heat will make it even softer so with time it might cut. My humble opinion.
 
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These wires are way too bent. The metal is too streched and the heat will make it even softer so with time it might cut. My humble opinion.
They're made that way. its a 90 degree pcie power connector. The metal is not touching the connectors.
They work pretty well in tight places. But if you know me you know I don't like adapter so its one I use with caution. Keep an eye on it

 
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This one goes to all ghetto moders and Dremel fans out there
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If You damage Your grownup cutting disc do not panick or cuss ,mod it into many Dremel discs :rockout::toast:
 
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I would use 'full face' protection with those, , , ,
Paw paaaw paw chicken much? :roll:
But seriously, been usin' them home made discs for years and i'm still ruggedly handsome :laugh: When done properlly they last longer and are safer then originals i dare say.Cheers.
 
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