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Yea, i did a swishing motion myself. Just make sure you dont hold it wrong and bend any of the fins....I did on mine lol.

Where exactly are the fins? didnt even notice them redface.gif
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post #12 of 19
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Where exactly are the fins? didnt even notice them
I started talking about the rad lol. Tired.
post #13 of 19
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I started talking about the rad lol. Tired.
I did that with my rad, was shaking it all over to get the extra water out and smashed some fins. Very fragile they are.
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post #14 of 19
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I started talking about the rad lol. Tired.
So is it safeto shake the res/pump? Remember the pump not the rad
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post #15 of 19
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So is it safeto shake the res/pump? Remember the pump not the rad
Just give it a twirl and you should be good.
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post #16 of 19
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I'd be wary of vinegar in acrylic, it may make it frosty or eat at the glue. Usually just dish washing soap and water.
they don't use glue when bonding acrylic, they use a solvent, pretty much making it one piece
http://microadvances.com/chemicals1.htm
as you see here acetic acid is only limited, and at 25% solution in distilled vinegar it's only 8% max, and when you mix it with water it's concentration goes down farther still
i wouldn't leave it in there overnight but for the few minutes it takes me to get it clean, i doubt would be a problem
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Just give it a twirl and you should be good.
Give what a twirl?
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i'm going to guess the pump/res with the mixture inside
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post #19 of 19
The pump's impeller has fins lol. But anyway, just warm distilled water with a bit of soap should clean it easily. The pumps are built pretty solidly, so shake it enough to visibly see the fluid sloshing around.
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