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Easy to get the gasket out lol. Other then that nice guide. Hmmm I wonder if it would be easier for me to just run lemon juice for a week or so smile.gif
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nice job, i hope you survive your fiancee's wrath of using all the lemon juice. lachen.gif
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So many videos..! biggrin.gif
Keep up the good work..! thumb.gif

I always hate putting the gaskets back in when I take a block apart...
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Glad every one liked this video:)
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o crap.

does this eventually happen to radiators too?
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Great video. Table salt helps speed up the cleaning process. I typically use a mix of lemon juice, vinegar, and table salt.

The absolute best thing for cleaning copper is Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid), but you will need to make sure you have gloves and goggles as you can get some serious burns if you are not careful... but your Copper will shine like brand new.
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Might want to follow the procedure with muriatic acid so you don't ruin anything.

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4793869_using-muriatic-acid-clean-copper.html
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post #9 of 16
Does Coca-Cola or 7UP work as well for cleaning oxidation from cpu waterblocks?
I read somewhere that you can soak your cpu block in the soda for several hours then rinse the block off with distilled water.
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Does Coca-Cola or 7UP work as well for cleaning oxidation from cpu waterblocks?
I read somewhere that you can soak your cpu block in the soda for several hours then rinse the block off with distilled water.
I guess you could do that just have to.make sure the water block.is cleaned thoroughly.
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