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My TT120 finally arrived so it's time to remove the stock HSF. People have said to use isoprypol alcohol (can't spell..), but I don't have that Will ethanol rubbing alcohol work?
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You want the highest percentage alcohol possible. Anything above 90% is good. I use 99%.
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Its 95% ethanol. Doesn't have to be isoprypol?
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95% ethanol will work fine, as long as whatever stuff they put in it to keep people from drinking it leaves no residue. I don't imagine it would be a big deal.
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if youre not sure if ethanol will leave residue (microscopic) then go to a drug store and get a high purity rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) which is commonly between 70-80% purity. If they have higher (in the 90's) get that. A small bottle is a couple bucks at the most.
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Ethanol should work. That's what I use.
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