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hey ocn

so last week i got all my WC gear and modded my cm690 with a top rad slot and went to test and when i screwed the fans into the radiator i used the wrong screws and the made some holes in the raditor channels and it leaked.....alot. nothing got wet tho(didnt have anything in the case)

so my pc has been apart for about a week and i just picked some metal surface epoxy from pep-boys and i was thinking if i could scrape the black paint away from the hole and then patch it up. u think thats a good idea?
after i do it im gunna make a simple loop with just my rad and pump on a table and test for a good 12 hours.

if it doesnt work im just gunna buy another no prob.

if u guys have any other fixes please share them.
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Yes, it's a good idea. Solder works even better if you have any of that. Basically just sand the affected area a bit, and then apply the epoxy. After it has cured rinse the radiator a couple of times to get rid of any metal particulate or pieces of epoxy.

EDIT: A lot of people have accidentally done this, and a lot of people have done successful repairs. Just take your time to do it right and it should all be good.
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Yes, it's a good idea. Solder works even better if you have any of that. Basically just sand the affected area a bit, and then apply the epoxy. After it has cured rinse the radiator a couple of times to get rid of any metal particulate or pieces of epoxy.

EDIT: A lot of people have accidentally done this, and a lot of people have done successful repairs. Just take your time to do it right and it should all be good.
thanks for the advice. and ill make sure i take my time becasue thats what got me into this situation
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