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Okay, this is going to sound a little odd, but I accidentally left my Arctic Silver 5 in my shirt pocket, and put it in the dryer for about 30 min or so on high heat. It didn't go through the wash though (don't ask.) Do you think it'll still be okay to use??
    
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It won't chemically change from heat since it is designed it. Did water get into it? How does it look? If it looks fine, then it is fine.
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It looks fine to me, same consistency. Didn't get wet.
    
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Then use it
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post #5 of 10
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Then use it
What's the worst that can happen? Your PC explodes kill you?

Naw, it should be fine. The cap is pretty water-tight.
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What's the worst that can happen? Your PC explodes kill you?

Naw, it should be fine. The cap is pretty water-tight.
Yeah lol... it can't kill anything.
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by the way... love the new eyes, gonx
    
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post #8 of 10
now that your question is resolved we will speculate on why you dryed your shirt without washing it.
I'm going with the Kramer method of wearing a shirt fresh out of the dryer in the middle of the day.
    
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post #9 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HE_WHO_IS View Post
now that your question is resolved we will speculate on why you dryed your shirt without washing it.
I'm going with the Kramer method of wearing a shirt fresh out of the dryer in the middle of the day.
Ya, it feels great! Besides, it gets pretty cold up here in Minnesota, even sometimes during this part of the year.
    
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post #10 of 10
If it is flowable and comes out of the tube, your good to go.
If the cap came off, the dryer would be wasted (but prolly cooler running, lol)
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