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So of course.. I didnt take caution about touching the side of the copper on my EK FC block. Whats the best way to clean it without harming the acrylic top?

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post #2 of 8
Lemon and salt
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Ketchup (catsup) might also do the trick.
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Lemon and salt
+1. Works better than ketchup and you don't have to wait for it to start working.
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Good deal! so use lemon juice mixed with salt?- and use a cloth?
or can be a gullible person and ask "a physical lemon?"
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post #6 of 8
An actual lemon, that's what I use.
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Okay, and then pour some salt onto it and rub? Ill just do this before I install the card so then I wont worry about having to do it again.

But wont the copper tarnish because of the air anyways?
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post #8 of 8
blue toilet cleaner with H2SO4/sulfuric acid will clean copper incredibly well.

dilute it by adding to water, do not use directly. use only on copper. chrome plated hardware will get destroyed quickly, but plastics will not be affected.
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