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How to: De-Sticker and Pimp Yo PSU

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Well I have often had to do this and I thought I would share a couple of trade secrets with you guys LOL.

PSU stickers are pretty easy to remove--but they leave behind a definite mark where they were--even if you have decent results using isoporpyl or denatured alcohol there are some adhesives that are like Cousin Becky's Booger to get off there...






Now the secret is the Liquid Gold (Olde English or any lemon oil polish works) because the oils in that polish soften and loosen the pernicious adhesive without destroying the paint like lacquer thinner or acetone would.

The paint on most PSUs is hardly tough by any standard so rubbing vigorously to remove it with any solvent--even isopropyl--will make scratches and remove some of the shine.

Here is how you remove that final "shadow" of where the sticker was and any little scratches that were introduced while removing the adhesive: Novus Plastic Polish #2





But we are not done yet...why not take a moment to customize your PSU...in this case it is getting one of my new case badges Iandh made for me.







Although the Novus has completely removed the mark of the sticker and the scratches it does not impart a glow...for that you need car wax...



I find Mother's Cally Gold Measures up...



Now that's a shiny PSU!
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damn, that looks sweet
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Damn CD, is there ANYTHING that you can't make look BETTER?????
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Damn CD, is there ANYTHING that you can't make look BETTER?????
Turds... can't pretty them up lol
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Now that is just sweet! PSU detailing.
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Turds... can't pretty them up lol
Trust me, If CD wanted to purdy doze terds up nise, he wood!
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Shiny...everyone loves shiny things!
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But of course...
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I never thought i would see the day when someone would wax a PC component.

Hats off you to you.
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I never thought i would see the day when someone would wax a PC component.

Hats off you to you.
This is entirely irrelevant to the topic, but I was just glancing at your SIG and saw your SAT score... not bad man, though I think you should drop the Writing part of it as no college or nobody for that matter cares lol.

I got a 1370 (old scale) back when I took it
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