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leaking acrylic block + hot glue = fix! (awsome drawing)

post #1 of 13
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So i i learned a valuable lesson which is to never open up an ek waterblock, break the seal, void the warrenty, tighten it up too hard and crack it.

i got 3 cracks in my ek classified waterblock, one from tightening the screws too hard, another from dropping it on the floor and the last one was from screwing in the nozzle with a spanner.

i fixed all the leaks with hot glue and if your crap enough to break yours like me, this heres what you gotta do!

post #2 of 13
Nice fix but never over tighten on acrylic lol

This is a good job someone came with a fix as im sure alot of people have had this problem
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Haha, love the pics!
    
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post #4 of 13
Good fix but, hot glue turns yellow with time I believe. Any how good thinking!
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post #5 of 13
Instead of hot glue...
Use Household Glue (A.K.A. Clear Silicone)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Instead of hot glue...
Use Household Glue (A.K.A. Clear Silicone)
Mo Bettah
Some silicone is acidic so i would be carefull wich silicone u use.
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post #7 of 13
just make a new cover
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by obsidian86 View Post
just make a new cover
Because everyone who has a glue gun also has a CNC machine.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post
Because everyone who has a glue gun also has a CNC machine.
I don't have either.

Great ingenuity on the OP's part but risky in the long run, IMO.
Edited by c5pilot - 1/11/11 at 7:48pm
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post #10 of 13
id use silicone if you find some wont hurt the block i used that stuff on hoses on my atv so it could go in deep water worked great for it.
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