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post #11 of 17
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Thanks, I'll give that a shot tomorrow when I get off work! I'll be sure to post back with results
 
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post #12 of 17
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Thanks, I'll give that a shot tomorrow when I get off work! I'll be sure to post back with results

Keep in mind the citric acid will be in the vitamin supplement section. Just ask someone there. Its usually in a 98% concentration. Again, its what they use to clean and descale industrial coffee makers.
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post #13 of 17
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Would lemon juice be a suitable substitution haha? Just seeing what my options are because a quick google search seems to suggest that finding concentrated citric acid at, say CVS, is a bit difficult (I believe you're not from the states, right?)
 
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post #14 of 17
Pulp free lemon juice should work. 1 part lemon juice to 20 parts hot water. Again, don't soak it.
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post #15 of 17
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Gotcha. Don't gotta worry about soaking, I don't even have a large enough dish to submerge the block haha (I'm temporarily living somewhere, so I pretty much have nothing at all).

Thanks again, I'll report back tomorrow hopefully.
 
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post #16 of 17
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Sorry for lack of update, got off work late yesterday and didn't have the motivation to go anywhere else and get things haha. I'll do it today and post results, though I doubt many people are on the edge of their seats waiting haha. Hopefully it'll help someone in the future.

EDIT: Alright, this seems about as clean as I can get it. I guess it's just worn down a bit in all those tight spots (makes sense though, it's old)




Edited by Tomiger - 7/9/13 at 3:46pm
 
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Thanks, it was useful for me. Cleaning my trusty 7970 EK FCWB right now!
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