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  • marsdefends commented on Akin Yildiz's instructable an even "cooler" LED grow light11 months ago
    an even "cooler" LED grow light

    I am inspired by your work & have decided to get into this. Went to karakoy (yes), bought 30 LED's, 30 star bases, 2 drivers & 6 heatsinks. I'm pumped & ready to go...EXCEPT the thermal glue.First, they are so expensive in so little packages (Even more expensive than deep red LED's) do you know a good place to buy in Istanbul by any chance?Second, what would be the alternative to thermal glue? I read online that some people mix superglue with classic thermal paste, is it a viable solution? what would you advise?lastly, some of the heatsinks have a cheap looking thermal sticker on it, the thickness of the sticker must be around 0.1mm and doesn't cover all the star-bases (as shown in the picture) Am I being too cautious? or should I stick to the safest path and spend extra and...see more »I am inspired by your work & have decided to get into this. Went to karakoy (yes), bought 30 LED's, 30 star bases, 2 drivers & 6 heatsinks. I'm pumped & ready to go...EXCEPT the thermal glue.First, they are so expensive in so little packages (Even more expensive than deep red LED's) do you know a good place to buy in Istanbul by any chance?Second, what would be the alternative to thermal glue? I read online that some people mix superglue with classic thermal paste, is it a viable solution? what would you advise?lastly, some of the heatsinks have a cheap looking thermal sticker on it, the thickness of the sticker must be around 0.1mm and doesn't cover all the star-bases (as shown in the picture) Am I being too cautious? or should I stick to the safest path and spend extra and buy the glue?thanks a lot.

    I am inspired by your work & have decided to get into this. Went to karakoy (yes), bought 30 LED's, 30 star bases, 2 drivers & 6 heatsinks. I'm pumped & ready to go...EXCEPT the thermal glue.First, they are so expensive in so little packages (Even more expensive than deep red LED's) do you know a good place to buy in Istanbul by any chance?Second, what would be the alternative to thermal glue? I read online that some people mix superglue with classic thermal paste, is it a viable solution? what would you advise?lastly, some of the heatsinks have a cheap looking thermal sticker on it, the thickness of the sticker must be around 0.1mm and doesn't cover all the star-bases (as shown in the picture) Am I being too cautious? or should I stick to the safest path and spend extra and...see more »I am inspired by your work & have decided to get into this. Went to karakoy (yes), bought 30 LED's, 30 star bases, 2 drivers & 6 heatsinks. I'm pumped & ready to go...EXCEPT the thermal glue.First, they are so expensive in so little packages (Even more expensive than deep red LED's) do you know a good place to buy in Istanbul by any chance?Second, what would be the alternative to thermal glue? I read online that some people mix superglue with classic thermal paste, is it a viable solution? what would you advise?lastly, some of the heatsinks have a cheap looking thermal sticker on it, the thickness of the sticker must be around 0.1mm and doesn't cover all the star-bases (as shown in the picture) Am I being too cautious? or should I stick to the safest path and spend extra and buy the glue?thanks a lot.

    inspiring work there. I have decided to get into this, went to karakoy, bought 30 LED's, 30 star bases, 2 drivers & 6 heatsinks. I'm pumped & ready to go...EXCEPT the thermal glue.First, they are so expensive in so little packages (Even more expensive than deep red LED's) do you know a good place to buy in Istanbul by any chance?Second, what would be the alternative to thermal glue? I read online that some people mix superglue with classic thermal paste, is it a viable solution? what would you advise?

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