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When I'm doing labor-intensive tasks on my MacBook, like editing high-resolution photos or videos, it tends to overheat. One of the best ways to combat this problem is to allow air to flow underneath the unit to keep it cool. There are laptop accessories you can buy like elevated lap desks and fans, but they aren't very portable, and they can be pricey. My solution: two halves of a racquetball. Super cheap! Super portable!

Step 1: Gather your supplies

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Supplies:

Racquetball
Vice
Hacksaw
 
laptop_keys1 month ago

Very Informative post.. I like it.

dweldon13 years ago
I use a couple of Snapple caps, but they tend to slide around on my desk. Think i'll give this a try!
liongold3 years ago
I've used a couple of thick erasers for this too.
Gabbo5404 years ago
The word brilliant comes to my mind.
Also, makes me think, "Why didn't I think of this!"
-Thanks dude
servant744 years ago
Great ... I put a couple of bottle caps under my laptop. Same principle.
macguybber4 years ago
oh my goodness. You sir, have definitely saved all of us time and money. It looks good too! thanks for this instructables. I'm going to go try this out now since i need one right away!
srwoodruff4 years ago
Simple, yet clever! Definitely going to try it out!