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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

Maybe if I ask Edvard very nicely, he can without one from the plating cycle for me? It's going in my sponsored build, so I will pay for it like everyone else will but he can use my rig as a beta test of sorts to see if there is an interest in future sales. I would rep the hades out of an acrylic topped block. biggrin.gif

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this is a large part of why I'm going with Watercool for my 1080Ti this time around. They agreed to put together a block with a copper base and black/plexi top even though they don't list that combo for sale. IMO copper looks better and is one less thing to fail. Sad that ek isn't offering it as an option on a lot of their products lately. I'd be half tempted to buy the nickel monoblock and strip it tongue.gif
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I prefer acetal to plexi anyway. Doesnt matter what is underneath then biggrin.gif copper tarnish, nickel flaking, all thr same.
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All my blocks are EK, so with EK I will stay for my sponsored build. Just hoping I can get Edvard to hold one from the plating cycle, so that I don't have to bust such an expensive warranty. Besides, removing plating is sort of a pita that I would probably ignore it even with an acrylic top. blushsmiley.gif

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Finally checking in, Been a owner of the EK Predator 280 for over 5 months. Had a leak and EK replaced it in under a week i think , and advanced replacement if i might add. Added my EVGA 1080Ti FE with the TItan XP block to it recently.

Currently deciding on QDC's for full custom loop, with the option to connect a water chiller externally. biggrin.gif
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Just installed a bigger res with the multi port cap and replaced my barbed fittings with compression. Also, changed from Mayhems emerald green to red. The bug has bitten...

 

ek 10/13 compression fittings x4

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ek res x3 140mm innner tube shortened

ek res x3 250 reservoir

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ek coolstream pe 360mm triple rad

thermaltake riing 120mm fans - white

ek vertical style uni bracket

xspc raystorm cpu block

 

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Edited by jestereightfour - 4/7/17 at 5:56pm
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I have several EK-FC R9 290X blocks. All of them nickel. Yet, I need a copper block. Can't find any place that sells the copper block but I CAN spare one of the nickel ones I have.

Questions is - Can I, and if so how, remove the nickel plating?




Also; please don't shoot me.
Edited by Domiro - 4/9/17 at 8:53am
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Why do you need to remove the nickel?
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Originally Posted by Domiro View Post

I have several EK-FC R9 290X blocks. All of them nickel. Yet, I need a copper block. Can't find any place that sells the copper block but I CAN spare one of the nickel ones I have.

Questions is - Can I, and if so how, remove the nickel plating?




Also; please don't shoot me.
Or you can look at Aquacomputer Kryocraphics. They come in copper
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Why do you need to remove the nickel?

Copper CPU block and copper tubing.

Already looked into replacing the copper CPU base for a nickel version. I'd be stuck with the copper tubing and what chrome plated tubing I found here is of such poor quality that it cracks while bending. I could go with stainless steel for tubing and all nickel blocks. Though it's starting to add up in price.
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Copper CPU block and copper tubing.

Already looked into replacing the copper CPU base for a nickel version. I'd be stuck with the copper tubing and what chrome plated tubing I found here is of such poor quality that it cracks while bending. I could go with stainless steel for tubing and all nickel blocks. Though it's starting to add up in price.
You cant bend ANY chrome plated tubing or otherwise. Chrome plating should be done AFTER a part is formed into its final shape.
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