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Me too. Or I like to use hydrochloric acid as pure as I can get.
I hope you're kidding. This is a super bad idea dude. HCl will eat the metal surface of the IHS (and with air present, cause it to oxidize)--making a porous surface, terrible for heat transfer. Please tell me you're kidding about using HCl...
    
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Where do you get hydrochloric acid? o_o
Drug store has it usually, or you would have to go to a industrial chemist type place if you want the real stuff.
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Me too. Or I like to use hydrochloric acid as pure as I can get.
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Where do you get hydrochloric acid? o_o
Let's lay off the unrealistic suggestions please. Not only is HCl dangerous, your advice offered nothing to this thread but dragging the last few posts off topic.
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post #24 of 25
Alright then.

Back on topic,

Nail polish remover isn't as good as pure Isopropyl Alcohol or Acetone because it has other stuff in it that may leave residue
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do what i do and use straight up sandpaper lol. everytime i reseat i lap it again with some 1200 to 2500
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