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vodka ~40% alcohol
rubbing alcohol ~70-90% alcohol
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Originally Posted by duceanahalf View Post
vodka ~40% alcohol
rubbing alcohol ~70-90% alcohol
The problem is the residue the other 60% contains some variety of containments so the temperatures are affected negatively (hotter than if it was cleaned properly) buy some rubbing alcohol or if you cant get hold of it (for whatever reason) get some artic clean which does a slightly better job but not worth the extra cost IMO
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get rubbing alcohol and use that. Dont waste good vodka.
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Thx on responds, well must say I used votka so. Its working good, nothing broke lol.
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I've done this before with unflavored vodka. It did the job and everything worked fine.
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use some STRONG vodka, not that crappy absolute vodka, i mean BADASS Russain 90% alcohol vodka, then its pretty much the same thing... but remember drinking alcohol is different from rubbing alcohol
    
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post #17 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shame486 View Post
Is it smart to clean old thermal paste with vodka?
Totally ,.. NOT !!
buy isopropyl aclohol , or rubbiung/syringe alcohol if thats unavaiable //
If alcohol doesnt dislodge it , use kerosene and then get rid of the kerosene with alcohol..
takes off the toughest ( except liquid metal) tims

sorry for the lol typos -- <> broken KB !
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