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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx;14629847 
From the for sale thread:



I'd give him the benefit of the doubt on that one. Deebs, have you contacted EK?





That warranty sticker is just to guarantee against leaks. The warranty on the block is still intact even without the sticker.

yeah he already contacted me and will help out as much as he can.Also as stated I never blamed him or took it out on him.He also just stated he got it used also.Thanks
    
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Does EK cut the warranty once a block has been re-sold?
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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx;14629992 
Does EK cut the warranty once a block has been re-sold?

I dont know still waiting on ek on that one.But if anything will either get a new one or purchase one from a different company.See what happens in the next few days.Luckily I am still waiting on parts for my rig so if anything I can wait for one from ek or a new block.
    
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I just sold an EK Nickel Plexi block last week. I personally opened it to clean it and make sure it was OK before shipping it. I would only trust buying used blocks which have pictures of the insides, which with Acetal tops, has to be removed to know what's going on inside.

OP, it may be easier to just strip the block to bare copper and just use it like that. Replating will drive the cost up more, which makes getting a used block worthless compared to a new one.
     
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I just sold an EK Nickel Plexi block last week. I personally opened it to clean it and make sure it was OK before shipping it. I would only trust buying used blocks which have pictures of the insides, which with Acetal tops, has to be removed to know what's going on inside.

OP, it may be easier to just strip the block to bare copper and just use it like that. Replating will drive the cost up more, which makes getting a used block worthless compared to a new one.

Already planning one using it like how it is or buy a new block but if it is going in my wife build I am planning ill just replace it with the stock cooler and save the block for my build.
    
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Originally Posted by Agenesis;14629907 
Man this hurts. Lets hope that the sticker just fell off by itself and the block was never opened before.

Trust me, from someone who delt with EK support for 6 long months.

The EK sticker will not void your warranty if you remove it to open the block! Its merely a leak certification of passing. EK support actually encouraged Acetal/pom owners to open the block for a visual inspections. There's no harm in what op did.


Now, I strongly believe if the seller knew about this, he/she should have been proactive and researched first about inspecting the block, then op would have known the situation he would be in.
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Necrothread, arise!!

I am actually curious for an update, specifically if the OP ever heard back from EK about their policy on honoring the plating warranty for second hand blocks?
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