Heatsink Pushpins.

  gengiscant 09:14 16 Mar 2010
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Anyone know where I can get my hands on replacement pushpins? click here
one has snapped and need to replace.
Thanks.

  howard64 09:42 16 Mar 2010

when I broke one I made the decision that I would not worry too much about future replacement and got my hot melt gluegun heated up. I held the broken one in place and liberally applied the hot glue around the bottom of the pin. It worked fine and is still ok a couple of years later.

  gengiscant 10:08 16 Mar 2010

I actually want to sell the heatsink on so would like to replace the broken pushpin.I know that the retaining bracket cold be held in by a nut and bolt but the buyer may not be aware and so a complete heatsink and retaining setup is preferable.
Also I do not have a glue gun nor know anybody who does.
Thanks.

  RobCharles1981 11:20 16 Mar 2010

It might be good depending where you brought the cooler from ask them to see if they can send you the replacement pushpins?

  gengiscant 13:07 16 Mar 2010

Found one in amongst my computer bits and pieces.
Thanks all.

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