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Originally Posted by regles View Post
The last picture doesn't have any screw marks, the lighting off of all the residue left on the rad makes it look like scratches. Probably a bad fold, need to test later. I found a lot of oil and flux left in the radiator. It is like they didn't even bother with cleaning it after making it.
its the 4:45 on friday model from the looks of... Ready to go home, F work and do a half arsed job

Not sure how it got through qa, but it did...

Can take it either way, RMA if you dont mind waiting. But if it doesn't leak and you can clean it up I would probably do that...

But surely send those pics to the company you bought it from as well as the manufacturer. And be sure to be a d*** about it til they at least offer a % off your next purchase..
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All those pics look fine to me other than that last one. The dust/wet stuff is most likely just some machine lubricant or just a badly cleaned screw-hole.

The bent part of the rad I am not so sure about, that may be some damage. I have never bought a rad before though so someone else's opinion would be nice.
We're exactly opposite . I've never seen any of that residue on rads I buy, but I always get little blemishes on the fins. As long as the actual flattened tubes are still intact a bent fin here or there is OK.
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We're exactly opposite . I've never seen any of that residue on rads I buy, but I always get little blemishes on the fins. As long as the actual flattened tubes are still intact a bent fin here or there is OK.
Well maybe when I buy a rad at some point I will see what it is like.

That is a bit funny that we are opposites about this lol
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I am planning to get two RX radiators from Jab-Tech within a couple months.. hope it's not a bad batch of low quality control radiators
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