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Old 22nd January 2003, 04:17 AM   #1
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Default New heat sink group buy

I'm sorry to here of everyones disapointment with the last group buy.

I've been in contact with a rep for MMmetals about a sink I wanted to use on my Aleph 2s.

Have a look and add to this thread if you're interested. I live in Houston, Texas. (shipping considerations)

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Old 22nd January 2003, 04:20 AM   #2
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Wow. it took me 5 tries to make that work. back to my pitch

My current price is $500.00 for a 12 foot stick of this profile. That works out to about $3.50 per inch. If I can finf a few people interested, I think I could work that nomber down. I can cut custom lenghts (+- 1/64 inch), package and ship. Cutting the finished product will leave a nice mill finished end instead of unsightly tong marks.

If anyone is interested, post here with a count and length by Friday so I can work the rep and get a better estimate on the final price.

My plan is to use 2 sinks on each side 10" tall and drill a small hole in between each fin midpoint up to act as an exhaust for a small quiet fan in the rear of the amp.
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Old 24th January 2003, 09:02 PM   #3
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O.K. lots of people have looked, but no posts. what's wrong. Nobody likes the extrusion? Price too high? (It'll be considerably less with a few other buyers)

My feelings are hurt. I just want to help and be a part of this communuty.

I hope to order Monday for myself unless someone else wants to join in. If others want a different extrusion, I'm sure we can mix it up.

At least tell me plss off.

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Old 24th January 2003, 09:18 PM   #4
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Thumbs up Thanks for trying Brian!

If I was living over there, I sure would join in for a buy.
To have some good heatsink at home
is gold worth!
Makes you feel a rich man ....

To be able to buy a "full lenght profile"
makes half the price something. (at least here in Sweden)
But the problem is the lot of money
you have to spend at that instant time.

/halo - appreciate initiatives like Brain's
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Old 24th January 2003, 09:26 PM   #5
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Yes, group buys are nice opportunities but so few start one here in Europe.

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Old 25th January 2003, 10:13 AM   #6
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No thanks I don't want any cheese with my whine.

I reread my post and didn't consider that my dear readers couldn't see my tonge in my cheek from just what's written in the post. I don't feel abused, used and down trodden(beware possible spelling errors)

Just so you don't think I'm a fruitcake and fear dealing with me
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