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Originally Posted by k0rnh0li0;12689438 

been reading all over forums about PT Nuke having peel off nickel plating.

where does that come from now? new things every day:)
can you point me to this discussion as I m getting worried now myself.
appreciate it
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xtremesystems

check out their liquid cooling.

people have tried the ketchup trick but that only cleans it up and now check out.

2 drops have affected plexi GPU blocks
now 8 drops Peels of that Nickel Plating

i'm going with kill coil for now until PT nuke. PT nuke has a lot of diff solutions so i heard
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Originally Posted by k0rnh0li0;12689438 
so what agent do you guys suggest?

cause i'll be front with you i'm not liking PT nuke @ this moment and that i have no oher ALT but to just get silver and distilled water.

been reading all over forums about PT Nuke having peel off nickel plating.

i haven't got a CPU block yet but if this affects the CPU block within 3 months what can i say the same when i clean out my EK Blocks for GPU's also?

PT Nukes been around for a long time.

This flaking is only happening with EK blocks, but it's a problem with just PT Nuke...

And not EK's plating? No flaking on Koolance gear that I've come across but it's still a problem with PT Nuke?
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Originally Posted by DirectOverkill;12689559 
where does that come from now? new things every day:)
can you point me to this discussion as I m getting worried now myself.
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This. First I'm hearing of someone claiming PT Nuke to be the cause of nickel plating stripping... very likely that the plating was simply applied poorly.
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post #65 of 118
If EK would apply bad nickel plating why doesn´t everyone have this issue?
Right now reading this makes me think that an EK Nickel product is automatically bound to flake.

A whole branch of blocks cannot just be destined to fail.
There must be another or at least more complicated answer for it.

One thing is that most people that have reported this flaking problem used Pt-Nuke.
Also not anybody with coils and dist seemed to encounter that problem.

It don´t think EK would refuse to RMA if it was just a bad plating job.
We just need this EK guy to enlighten this subject here once and for all:)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp;12690300 
This. First I'm hearing of someone claiming PT Nuke to be the cause of nickel plating stripping... very likely that the plating was simply applied poorly.

Wasn't wermad using only a coil and distilled? I have the same block as the OP and even though I'm only using a coil and distilled myself, I'm nervously going to be cracking my block open once I get my new b3 board from RMA. upsidedwnsmiley.gif
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WTH....now it is PT-nuke a probable cause?....I use identical product and now it make's me pull all liquid cooling out of case and go back to air, just to stay safe and sleep at night.
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Originally Posted by DirectOverkill;12690637 
WTH....now it is PT-nuke a probable cause?....I use identical product and now it make's me pull all liquid cooling out of case and go back to air, just to stay safe and sleep at night.

I'm betting plating defect personally, but *hoping* it's a PT Nuke issue for my sake. lachen.gif Definitely going to be keeping an eye on EK threads though, and anxiously looking forward to seeing if EK gives any information out regarding what they find from wermad's block.
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Where is that EK guy ocn member?
I am sure he will be able to explain this further ...because these problems have been appearing for quite a time now they should have come out with an explaination by now.
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in three months you did that much??? mine was still shinny after 6 months... i used a silver kill coil and distilled water...
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