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Is it possible to use nail polish remover as paste remover?? Thank you @^-^@
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Yes, thats what many people use.. its good stuff. You feel kinda.... feminine... buying it in a store though
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post #3 of 25
Nothing beats Isopropyl alcohol in my opinion. It works great and evaporates quickly plus it's really cheap. And then you have the added bonus of not having to buy nail polish remover LOL.
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post #4 of 25
I recommend not using nail polish remover and instead to use isopropyl alcohol. The reason is that nail polish remover contains oils for fragrances which you probably don't want ending up in and around the CPU.
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post #5 of 25
You might have to worry about ethyl acetate or acetone in the nail polish remover--it's possible that it can dissolve plastics in PCB's. I don't know if this is necessarily true, but it's a possibility. So just don't go crazy with the stuff... I agree w/YeaBaby--100% IPA is the best.
    
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post #6 of 25
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Originally Posted by sti_boy View Post
I recommend not using nail polish remover and instead to use isopropyl alcohol. The reason is that nail polish remover contains oils for fragrances which you probably don't want ending up in and around the CPU.
Yup... Acetone is manlier though.
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post #7 of 25
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Originally Posted by dualhYbrid View Post
Yes, thats what many people use.. its good stuff. You feel kinda.... feminine... buying it in a store though
lol im not gonna go buy it. I dont have any rubbing alcohol around, so I went to my friends house to get some and ended up leaving it there..so I was wondering if I could use nail polish remover since there's lots of that around since there's girls everywhere in this house. .^_^ thanks
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post #8 of 25
You still have to buy cotton swabs... what man uses cotton swabs? Those are for women to take off their makeup... just a thought...

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post #9 of 25
nail polish remover is IPA... just make sure its straight up regular kind and not like, aloe or whatever. Its fine... I've used it every time..... never had any fails
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post #10 of 25
I just use paper towels and haven't had any issues. Is it bad that I haven't been using anything?
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