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I ran pastel for 3+ years with no issues at all.
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I believe the label says it's good for 3 years, meaning it can sit on your shelf for 3 years. If you are using it in a system the life is 9-12 months, others can confirm or deny this.

I will confirm this.

After 12months, you will want to change the fluid.

TCO

I think you guys are thinking of X1. Pastel should be good for 3 years, assuming you did proper cleaning/prep on the loop. You do need to run it through a coffee filter after a year of use though.
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Since I've finished my system, I'm now working with the coolants. I've attached an MNPC mounting bracket with 2 switches on my 120mm extended top, and what I want to try and do is press one button and all the UV lights come one while all the white lights go out, and the opposite happens when you press the buttom again. I don't think I'm going to be able to accomplish what I'm trying to do, but I should be able to get close using the X1 Clear UV Blue Concentrate. I think the blue is the only color that can be also be clear. I don't think white/clear will be an option for one loop, but I can live with that.

Also, the 2 ventilation spots on the top of my case where the top rads exhaust are coming out. I'm installing windows on top, and PrimoChill is custom making the ventilated windows using their hex design. I'm just trying to decide if I should keep the top windows clear acrylic or use a flourescent blue acrylic, which I could edge light with the UV lights when I press the button. If I use edge lit flourescent acrylic, then the acrylic will glow all around the hex ventilation. Hmmmm, decisions, decisions....
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Have question for Mayhems rep
My bltiz part two its still collection some dirt on the resorvoir ina form of foam.
The acid its running for 24 hours now so my question is should i keep it running until no drit its coming out or i have to flush it ?

It's supposed to foam. It'll foam forever depending on how your loop it hooked up. You're supposed to run that stuff for 12 hours and then flush the entire loop 3 to 4 times to get the remaining Blitz out. I poured mine down the sink, even though it said I wasn't supposed to, but when you're running distilled through your loop to flush out the Blitz, you can tell when it's out. When you empty the bowl, or whatever you have it draining into, in the sink and it doesn't create anymore bubbles, it's just about clean.
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I believe the label says it's good for 3 years, meaning it can sit on your shelf for 3 years. If you are using it in a system the life is 9-12 months, others can confirm or deny this.
No, they say "in-system lifespan of 3 years"
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Read OP it says right there they have tested it for up to three years in a systems. Might dye your blocks so on and so on. I think anarchoi is asking if anyone has gone 3 years with out changing the pastel fluid.
I have read original post and Mayhems website, i am asking for real-life experience that confirm you can really use it up to 3 years (not more) without any problem, because on this forum some members are saying it won't even last a few months. I want to know if anybody here used it for 3 years without any problem.
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The OP is trying to bypass the work that is required for a custom loop, cleaning, flushing, and changing the coolant.
Your coolant should be changed every 9 to 12 months
Not trying to bypass anything, just following manufacturer instructions. It's not called a bypass when the manufacturer advertise everywhere it can be done.
I've run a distilled water water cooling loop for over 6 years doing the maintenance everytime it's required and it's not a problem.
But if the product is guaranteed to work up to 3 years (that's what advertised by Mayhems) then why would i waste my time and my money just to change the coolant...
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I ran pastel for 3+ years with no issues at all.
Interessing ! Thanks for sharing your experience. Did you monitor the pH at all ? Some guys who had problems with Mayhems Pastel were told by Mayhems that the pH got out of balance and that's what messed up the loop
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Ok, since getting my rig built enough to where I can leak test it, I've spent the last couple of weeks trying out different colors of Mayhems in each loop trying to decide what I think looks the best. Once I finally finished it, I loved the look of my rig with white lighting and clear distilled water running through my loops. Originally, I was planning to run Pastel White in one loop and Pastel Blue in the other loop, so I already had the coolant so I tried it out to see how it looked.

After a couple of days of the blue and white, I decided I still liked the clear coolant the best, so I spent about a day trying to flush all the color out of my loops. After flushing everything out, I've come up with another idea. I thought I would run both loops with the Clear Blue UV, so sometimes it runs with the clean look of having distilled in my loops, and I'm installing a switch that will turn on UV lighting when I want and have blue coolant. The Clear Blue UV still has a clean look to it even when it's blue. I guess because it doesn't look as thick as Pastel does.

However, I'm curious to know one thing about running Clear Blue UV. Does anyone know if it can be concentrated more than what the mixing directions recommend to get a darker blue when the UV lights are on? I had a bottle of the pre-mix, which I started filling my loops with. It has a blueish tint to it under UV. Then I use some of the concentrate to finish filling my loops, using the correct mixing suggestions, and after my loops were full, I put a couple drops of the Clear UV Blue Dye in each loop, which darkened it some.

I was just curious if the color gets a stronger blue color if it's concentrated more, or do you reach the wall of diminishing returns where it doesn't matter how much dye or concentrate is added, the blue will always stay that color. Then I though maybe the opposite will happen, because whenever the Clear Blue UV dye is added to clear water under a UV light, when it initially mixes with the water it's a yellowish color. It takes a little time before it turns blue. Is anyone familiar with this coolant and can answer these questions for me?

On another note, would it be safe to add some of the Clear Blue UV dye to the mix that's used in a fog machine or a bubble machine? Halloween is getting close, so my wheels are turning.
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where does it say they recommend changing pastel in 9 to 12 months? so are you saying that Mayhems pastel breaks down and should no longer be used past 9 to 12 months? Where does that information come from? Have you used it for 3 years then run tests on the fluid.


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Originally Posted by Deedaz View Post

I think you guys are thinking of X1. Pastel should be good for 3 years, assuming you did proper cleaning/prep on the loop. You do need to run it through a coffee filter after a year of use though.

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No, they say "in-system lifespan of 3 years"
I have read original post and Mayhems website, i am asking for real-life experience that confirm you can really use it up to 3 years (not more) without any problem, because on this forum some members are saying it won't even last a few months. I want to know if anybody here used it for 3 years without any problem.
Not trying to bypass anything, just following manufacturer instructions. It's not called a bypass when the manufacturer advertise everywhere it can be done.
I've run a distilled water water cooling loop for over 6 years doing the maintenance everytime it's required and it's not a problem.
But if the product is guaranteed to work up to 3 years (that's what advertised by Mayhems) then why would i waste my time and my money just to change the coolant...
Interessing ! Thanks for sharing your experience. Did you monitor the pH at all ? Some guys who had problems with Mayhems Pastel were told by Mayhems that the pH got out of balance and that's what messed up the loop

I just checked the website and it clearly states can be stored for up to 3 years, nowhere does it state on pastel liquids that they can be used for 3 years, only shelf life of 3 years. It also clearly says system life span of up to 2 years. Now most of the water-cooling gurus on this forum will advise to change your coolant every 9-12 months
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I just checked the website and it clearly states can be stored for up to 3 years, nowhere does it state on pastel liquids that they can be used for 3 years, only shelf life of 3 years. It also clearly says system life span of up to 2 years. Now most of the water-cooling gurus on this forum will advise to change your coolant every 9-12 months

There it is again... I wonder if this keeps being said because it's true? thinking.gif

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There it is again... I wonder if this keeps being said because it's true? thinking.gif

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I think the worry is that not enough people have confirmed it, a little searching will show that most of the loop lifers recommend that life span. People also keep quoting Mick's original post, which who knows when it has been updated last.(Most likely a while back since the newer auroras or the pastel extreme are not mentioned whatsoever, and the XT-1 is claimed as "new")
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What does a bottle of Pastel Concentrate Cost? 20 USD? blinksmiley.gif

Just Change it after 12months.

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I just checked the website and it clearly states can be stored for up to 3 years, nowhere does it state on pastel liquids that they can be used for 3 years, only shelf life of 3 years. It also clearly says system life span of up to 2 years. Now most of the water-cooling gurus on this forum will advise to change your coolant every 9-12 months


Lol man your research skills are lacking. You could just read the first post in this thread and see that it says used in system for three years. Mayhems also says it's one of the advantages price wise because it last so long over other coolants.

Water cooling gurus say to do this or that. lol too funny what exactly makes these guys the Know all be all?? DO you actually know whats in the pastel if you do you would have reason to believe it could last three years. I'm not saying you should't drain your fluid every year I'm saying that Mayhems pastel coolant could very well be good for three years running in a system. Why just replace it if its still good. Yeah $20.00 a bottle times 6 I think i'll monitor the ph levels and trust that my inline filters are doing there job. If it changes colors or my temps start rising then I'll replace it. Just my 2cents not Jayz2cents
Edited by geox19 - 10/6/16 at 12:40pm
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