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post #21 of 31
Distilling tap water will remove the additives. So no minerals etc. You can setup a simple distiller with everyday kitchen products. Search youtube and there are plenty of tutorials.
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post #22 of 31
I wouldnt use snow or tap water for that matter. Snow falls from the sky, our air is polluted to begin with, not to mention its acidic (just learned in Chemistry). I wouldnt risk being impatient and possibly ruin my investment in my WC'ing system.

For all the work to make your own distilled water, just go buy some... Being patient will pay off, because if you do put tap water in or something- you'll use your computer and have to completely clean it out anyways.

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yellow snow might work
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post #24 of 31
You dont use snow , or water .. you use coolant .. thats non corrosive and anti freeze .
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by om3n View Post
I am in south east Michigan, and we have among the cleanest tap water in the nation. Would using that be a bad idea? It comes from the great lakes.
Lulz..... since when is the Great Lakes clean?
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post #26 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
You dont use snow , or water .. you use coolant .. thats non corrosive and anti freeze .
No you do not use coolant... 99% of coolants break down and will leave a nice "gunk" in your water blocks as well as stain the inside of your reservoirs and definitely your tubing whatever color coolant you're using. Distilled water with either a silver coil or some PT-Nuke is the ONLY thing you should use in your loop. OP since you cannot make it to the store you should have some fun and make home made distilled water out of whatever you can find.
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Quote:
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Lulz..... since when is the Great Lakes clean?
Michigan has probably the greatest tap water globally, if not nationally. Probably due to the fact that it has more freshwater coastline than any other state/country/entity on the planet.

Deal with it.
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What's the general consensus on making a vodka/everclear loop with a spout in one of the drive bays, aside from the potential to run too low on 'coolant' from partaking in said liquid, as well as the flammable potential if you have any kind of ventilation or leak + spark?
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I'd Just make distilled water
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Since when have the great lakes been clean?
Boats=not good water
    
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