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    Default The Real Reason You aren't Supposed to Open a PSU

    Freaking sharp heatsinks



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    Ouch

    Never been bitten by a heatsink before. Various parts of my car, yes, but never a heatsink

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    Triple antibiotic ointment is highly recommended.

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    I've suffered the same fate Spectre Cut mine because the fins didn't look to be that far out protruding when passing my hand by it. They were

    The thinner sharper fins can be a little eye boggling.

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    It doesn't help when you make a heatsink out of razor blades.

    Not speaking from personal experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kab View Post
    I've suffered the same fate Spectre Cut mine because the fins didn't look to be that far out protruding when passing my hand by it. They were

    The thinner sharper fins can be a little eye boggling.
    That is pretty much what happened.

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    For deep cuts: disinfect, wait until it stops weeping, close or cover the wound with super glue. Liquid Skin or Liquid Band-Aid works but I've only used Super or Krazy Glue. Works the trick for half ripped off finger nails or deep razor cuts, paper cuts too.
    If the cut is on the joint area, I move it to about half the range of motion before sealing. Super Glue is sterile and water proof. Healing takes about one third the time of ointment n' bandage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GalvanizedYankee View Post
    For deep cuts: disinfect, wait until it stops weeping, close or cover the wound with super glue. Liquid Skin or Liquid Band-Aid works but I've only used Super or Krazy Glue. Works the trick for half ripped off finger nails or deep razor cuts, paper cuts too.
    If the cut is on the joint area, I move it to about half the range of motion before sealing. Super Glue is sterile and water proof. Healing takes about one third the time of ointment n' bandage.
    Meh....I have more scars on my hands such than I know what to do with. I just the them be...though I did use Duct Tape one time........

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    its also a good reason to get an expensive psu if you are anal about opening up, as chances are heatsinks should be more chunky.

    apparently, superglue was invented by/for the us military around vietnam time for wounds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianm2 View Post
    its also a good reason to get an expensive psu if you are anal about opening up, as chances are heatsinks should be more chunky.
    This was a unit for review...so I don't have much choice....

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