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My new EK water blocks

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you can head over to http://www.overclock.net/t/1382184/the-league-of-computer-hardware-painters/0_30 and join if you want smile.gif
Any picture of the dryed blocks? Looks like u applied just one thick coat w/o proper surface preparation. Personally I don't like the paint job, judging from that picture.
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you can head over to http://www.overclock.net/t/1382184/the-league-of-computer-hardware-painters/0_30 and join if you want smile.gif
Any picture of the dryed blocks? Looks like u applied just one thick coat w/o proper surface preparation. Personally I don't like the paint job, judging from that picture.

You are exactly right the surface wasn't prepped like it should have been. This was my first crack at painting any computer components. I have pictures on my camera of them dry but can't upload till I finish my computer hopefully Saturday
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You are exactly right the surface wasn't prepped like it should have been. This was my first crack at painting any computer components. I have pictures on my camera of them dry but can't upload till I finish my computer hopefully Saturday
This kind of thing definitely takes time, patience, and attention to detail. You could still sand it down and redo it. I would suggest removing the screws and going with very light coats though.
    
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This kind of thing definitely takes time, patience, and attention to detail. You could still sand it down and redo it. I would suggest removing the screws and going with very light coats though.

I was thinking of doing that and using a less of a matte finish paint
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What's the usual RMA time/procedure with EK? Just started an RMA on my faulty DDC pump.

What a bummer. I want to use my new system so bad tongue.gif
    
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What's the usual RMA time/procedure with EK? Just started an RMA on my faulty DDC pump.

What a bummer. I want to use my new system so bad tongue.gif

3 weeks if you purchased from a reseller or 2 weeks if you bought it directly from EK.
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What's the usual RMA time/procedure with EK? Just started an RMA on my faulty DDC pump.

What a bummer. I want to use my new system so bad tongue.gif

If you bought from Highflow, also start RMA there, and forward/CC them into any emails you get from EK. I've had Freddy send replacement pump next day, just based on Swiftech seeing my noisy pump video. But maybe EK wants to see the bad pump before authorising replacement. Doesn't hurt to ask smile.gif
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Spend all day long sanding and polishing a pair of Supreme HFs. Had a hard time polishing the inside of the block. Second block I got lazy and just gave it a brushed look instead. tongue.gif





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First one looks good! Second one... not so good tongue.gif not a fan of the frosted look.

But great pictures as always!

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I actually prefer the frosted on. The Supreme HF is a busy block. The frosting makes it less in your face IMO. I'm looking forward to using it in the near future.
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