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post #11 of 77
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Originally Posted by Cavi Mike View Post
Do you know why the statue of liberty is green? Google it then rethink that statement.
The Statue of Liberty wasn't coated in lacquer, either, like water blocks are. The copper block on my Aquaero 5 is still shiny copper after 6 months of being under water.
post #12 of 77
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Do you know why the statue of liberty is green? Google it then rethink that statement.
Isn't that because the copper is oxidizing? Wouldn't that require oxygen?
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post #13 of 77
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Why, why , WHY did you buy EK? Everyone knows that you can't trust Eddie. Just wait, he'll blame this on you. He'll tell you that you caused the issue by using a kill coil. Then he'll say distilled water was the problem, then he'll blame it on climate change and gorillas freezing to death in the rain forest.
My EK block is fine.....
    
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post #14 of 77
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read above post.

distilled water with kill coil.

8 days old.
Wasn't EK saying a kill coil will void your warranty and cause corrosion lol and that your only supposed to run distilled and anti corrosive in your loop
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That was after they said additives would void your warranty and you should only run distilled with a killcoil...
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Do you know why the statue of liberty is green? Google it then rethink that statement.
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Isn't that because the copper is oxidizing? Wouldn't that require oxygen?
pretty much what i was going to say corrosion=/=oxidation
while there are minute amount of aerated air(partially oxygen) there isn't enough to oxidize nickel plated copper in 8 days without a catalyst

you might want to take a basic chemistry class before you make yourself look like a fool

back on topic, if you cant get the blocks rma'd you might as well strip the shoddy nickel coating off with metal stripper
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That was after they said additives would void your warranty and you should only run distilled with a killcoil...
lol
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post #18 of 77
I was gonna go with an EK HF, but I guess i'm going with an Apogee XT.. EK Customer service sounds horrible..
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Iv emailed EK.. lets say what they say.

Either way, this is going to be a Taking it off and stripping it and cleaning the loop OR taking it apart and sending it back.
    
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post #20 of 77
Makes me love my XSPC block so much more after hearing so many problems with EK.
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