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mybadomen
Sorry, but I find that I cannot rally read your extensive posts thoughly and completely. The grammar and lack of proper capitalization makes it too difficult. Probably because writing properly is a big part of what I do for a living, and that makes it hard to actually read without focusing on the errors. Its not too bad for short posts, but yours ..........

Cut him some slack. They guy is a very talented modder and has several builds sponsored that are under the gun. He's got enough going on that he's nice enough to contribute some of his very limited time. I really hate when ppl start nitpicking other's grammEr! I'm sure this is why so many members abandon ocn because they feel persecuted if grammAr is not their forte or their native language. $hi7, I make mistakes all the time but I don't give a crap. And if someone does not understand me, why not simply ask?!?!?!?!? I do that when I don't understand someone but I do it politely.



Anyways, I do agree with your second part of your statement:
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Anyway, Same rad, same liquid (distilled with PT Nuke) for years. All tubing I have ever used clouded over time, but never in a matter of days or weeks. My second loop has traditionally been Clearflex 60 with Zalman ZM-G100 for years. Switched to the same batch of Primochill tubing and boom, almost instant clouding.
Evidence may still be circumstantial, but, it is enough for me. No more Primochill tubing.
post #482 of 3087
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mybadomen
Sorry, but I find that I cannot rally read your extensive posts thoughly and completely. The grammar and lack of proper capitalization makes it too difficult. Probably because writing properly is a big part of what I do for a living, and that makes it hard to actually read without focusing on the errors. Its not too bad for short posts, but yours ..........

Probably a product of several days without sleep due to an overwhelming dedication to PC modding.
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I broke down my loop today and checked the tubes, there was plasticizer (i think). It was some white powdery stuff (i could scrape some of it off). I have Primochill UV Blue which i got from Performance PCs.

I also bought some new Primochill clear about a week ago from microcenter, has anyone found a way to stop the plasticizer? I read something about about rinsing the rads in vinegar or something but im not sure.
    
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I broke down my loop today and checked the tubes, there was plasticizer (i think). It was some white powdery stuff (i could scrape some of it off). I have Primochill UV Blue which i got from Performance PCs.
I also bought some new Primochill clear about a week ago from microcenter, has anyone found a way to stop the plasticizer? I read something about about rinsing the rads in vinegar or something but im not sure.

Seems like the new "trend" in leaching/clouding is flux from rads. The best thing to do would be to vigorously flush out new components before putting them in a loop.
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My radiators were preowned so I'm sure by the time I got them, any remaining flux would have been purged by their previous owners. I also flushed them myself when I got them.

This theory doesn't explain why my previous Primochill clear, white, black, and red didn't plasticize and I clearely used quite a few new radiators then. I don't buy this thing about the rads. Lets not pull an EK and try to scapegoat something else.
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anyone else see this happen who's using koolance high performance coolant? I just posted on the tubing database, i got the primochill lrt tubing, worked fine for an hour or so on distilled water. I then drained and put the koolance coolant, it was definitely cloudy at first, which i thought was just bubbles, left it for 2 days and last night i saw a small amount of white dust in one of my reservoirs (just one side) and all the tubing is cloudy. The water is absolutely clear, so its definitely not any growth especially since i filled things up friday.

I suspect that the biocide reacted with the primochill tubing and caused this. I have read on some other board about a guy who tested a few types of tubing and saw that biocide will turn tubes cloudy, quickly in some cases. Can anyone suggest some tubing where this wont happen (or at least not as rapid). I'm thinking of trying the koolance clear UV reactive 3/8-5/8 tubing to see what that does, i also saw that masterkleer seems to be a good brand as well but i thought the same of the primochill.
post #487 of 3087
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Can anyone suggest some tubing where this wont happen (or at least not as rapid).

Get rubber tubes, not plastic ones.
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Capt Proton,
Well, Mr. Writer-for-a-living, if you want to jump onto other people about their writing skills, perhaps you should proof read your own.
When officially addressing a letter or writing towards a person, and you begin with their name, it should be followed by a comma.
I'm sure you mean you can't REALLY read his posts, not RALLY read his posts.
The correct word is 'THOROUGHLY', not 'THOUGHLY'.
Also, your use of probably to start the sentence would actually be incorrect. The correct way to start that sentence would be: THAT'S probably because...
Also, 'Its' should actually be 'It's'
Ending a sentence incomplete with multiple periods is only acceptable when paraphrasing a comment, in proper grammar.
Your sentence with 'Anyway, Same rad, rame liquid..." isn't even a sentence.
Is that a run on sentence I see when you're discussing Clearflex 60 and Zalman tubing, or is it simply grammatically broken? No, my apologies, I see what happened. You forgot to put an I after the period and before the word switched.
You don't need a comma before AND after but.
THE evidence could be circumstantial...
You lack a subject in your final sentence. Therefore, it is not a grammatically correct sentence. The subject COULD be the Primochill tubing. However, that would require some restructuring.
Perhaps the fact that I played text based MUSH games for many years growing up has made it so hard to actually read without focusing on all your errors. In any event, there you go, big guy.
What is the moral of this little story, you may ask? Don't throw stones if you live in a glass house. I think that about sums it up.
Mybadomen is a huge contributor, and he is a very talented person. I pay attention to the things he has to add to these subjects. I have learned a great many things while reading through his build logs. I don't believe I've ever read one of your build logs.

My oh my. The observations above are, for the most part, quite correct. Please note that I started with an apology. My actual intent was not to flame, although I can see how it might be construed as such. To prove that aspect, I shall not attempt to rebut your comments, simply accept the karma that brought it on.
I am wounded.
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post #489 of 3087
I just put Primochill PrimoFlex PRO LRT uv red tubing in my loop.
After it runs for a wile I'll let you all know how its doing. I'm crossing my fingers it doesn't cloud up..
rinsed out my rad and blocks with distilled, and am using distilled and kill coil only.
Rad was ran by my brother for ever without tygon tubing ever clouding up.
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post #490 of 3087
Well here it is... After only 1 month of using Primochill LRT 1/2 ID tubing this is what my tubing looks like. Running plain distilled water.

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