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post #21 of 37
Go and try it! If it does not work, you will have to get up from that chair
and go buy a good polish! Ask for a polishing cream, remember it must be
non abrasive, or the surface will get worse. Remember also to use only
hydrophilic cotton, work with circular motion, when the cotton becomes black,
don't change it, keep using it, you will see that the surface starts to shine.

PS: i would mount all the block back, before polishing, will be easier to handle it,
and do a better job.
Edited by Batou - 12/28/10 at 8:21am
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If I were you I would finish lapping the block (you already started) but leave the cpu alone, I generally Lap my heat sinks and leave the CPU's alone- unless its a cheap one, then I go to town.

The reason I do not like to Lap CPU's is because the outer coating on them prevents the under copper from oxidizing, I know some people don't care about that, but I do.

One product I have used to clean copper (works SUPER well) CLR
(info) http://www.jelmar.com/CLRbasic.htm
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where can i buy all those stuff?
polish that is non abrisive,
copper cleaner,

car store like Halfords maybe??
I live in holland, and we don't have the same sutff :/

and what is this ??
"hydrophilic cotton"
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where can i buy all those stuff?
polish that is non abrisive,
copper cleaner,

car store like Halfords maybe??
I live in holland, and we don't have the same sutff :/

and what is this ??
"hydrophilic cotton"
Forego all of that. Use some Coca-Cola first. Cola will take most anything off. Just let it sit in a bath for a good 5-10 minutes then scrub it with a toothbrush.

Cola is VERY corrosive and will take all the stuff off the copper that you do not want. It won't hurt the block (it might but you would have to leave it in there a VERY long time).
 
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thats how i hurt the backside of that..
12hour bath of ketchup

i may go ask my neighbor for some polishing cream for the contact plate..
Stupid me thats why it corrode, 12 hour bath ketchup >
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thats how i hurt the backside of that..
12hour bath of ketchup

i may go ask my neighbor for some polishing cream for the contact plate..
Stupid me thats why it corrode, 12 hour bath ketchup >
Ketchup uses vinegar, Cola is different. I am not sure of the exact chemical in the Cola that does the cleaning but I know it is NOT vinegar.

Trust me on this. 5-10 minutes on a bath of Cola. You will thank me later for saving you a whole bunch of trouble. If 5-10 minutes in Cola hurts the contact plate any more than it already is then it was beyond repair anyways.

I've never had to use CLR or polishing cream. Ketchup or some dilute white vinegar, or some Coca-Cola. These are the only two chemicals I have ever used to clean my blocks/loop.
 
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Ketchup uses vinegar, Cola is different. I am not sure of the exact chemical in the Cola that does the cleaning but I know it is NOT vinegar.

Trust me on this. 5-10 minutes on a bath of Cola. You will thank me later for saving you a whole bunch of trouble. If 5-10 minutes in Cola hurts the contact plate any more than it already is then it was beyond repair anyways.

I've never had to use CLR or polishing cream. Ketchup or some dilute white vinegar, or some Coca-Cola. These are the only two chemicals I have ever used to clean my blocks/loop.
the part with the grooves is pretty cleaned, problem is now the problem..
it is corroded and i want to fix that as first
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post #28 of 37
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well cola did clean it more,
but the problem is the contact plate...

it is totally ruined by the first trick ketchup, oh stupid me :/
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post #29 of 37
Try again with cola, if it does not work:

Cotton you want to use:

I guess you have it also in holland

About polishing cream:
http://cgi.ebay.it/PASTA-IOSSO-LUCID...ht_5820wt_1166

You will have to ask them if they can make an offer to send it in holland.
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post #30 of 37
Thread Starter 
i alrdy said it is pretty clean,
but the backside has oxidize all over it, so i need to lap it..
if those people where i bought a lap kit from weren't that lazy i would have it by now,
they didn't even ship it out after 2 working days.



i don;t think polsihing creme is going to fix it if 1000 grit sanding paper doesn't..
i am going to need 500 grit sanding paper to get that away..
so i am sure that that polishing creme that is non abrasive is not able to polish that away..
Edited by runeazn - 12/29/10 at 2:50am
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