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I just bought a swiftech mcr220 from another member here and it smells like a cigar. This is going in my rig in my room so I don't want it to stink up the place when I install it with fans. Is there any way to get rid of the smell? Would washing it with hot water and soap and then flushing with distilled water work? Thanks
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the only thing im concerned about is it rusting.
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I could wash it and then hit it up with my air compressor until most of the water is gone.
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What metal is it? Copper?
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post #5 of 28
Two days out on wind and this and you wont smell a thing.
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post #6 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by skatpex99 View Post
I could wash it and then hit it up with my air compressor until most of the water is gone.
Just use the air compressor to clean it...
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It is made out of brass and copper.
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by DraganUS View Post
Two days out on wind and this and you wont smell a thing.
this. well except for the nice fresh smell of febreze lol
 
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post #9 of 28
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Just use the air compressor to clean it...
Already hit it with the compressor. Smell is still there.
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
this. well except for the nice fresh smell of febreze lol
I have it right now in my garage with a fan blowing through it. You think after a couple of days it will be fine?
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