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So ive been thinking alot about this, people in my situation, I have an EK nickle block on my card that has the standard problems, but I got the card and block second hadn so I have no warranty or ability to RMA, I first thought when I buy the second block for my second card Ill wait a month then use that to RMA the first block but now im thinking, Why not just remove the Nickle plating and just run the copper block.

I coldnt imagine it would be hard, Couldn't I just take it and have it media blasted, or acid dipped. anybody thought about this?

Just thought about i could take it to a plater here locally and have him strip it too
Edited by The_ocho - 10/19/11 at 11:20pm
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Hmm, the first step of getting it replated would be to remove the previous plating so in that regard you are a ok. It will leave a textured finish on the copper but imo it would probably be better than EK's crap machine finishing anyways, lol.
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Ask the EK guys here on the web chief they could tell ya
EK_tiborrr PM this guy
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