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post #11 of 36 (permalink) Old 04-03-2011, 12:38 AM
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Dude I just use my large shop compressor and the appropriate attachment, blows all the dust to the next dimension. Just make sure to test the air on yourself first, make sure it isn't moist.

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If you use a compressor make sure you keep the line pressure set below 10psi to avoid moisture from the tank migrating through the line.

I do this on mine and never worry about moisture touching my components.
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As I live in a pretty dry area, moist isn't a problem. If some creates inside the compressor's tank, just discharge it from the bottom valve a couple of times and let it refill.

I have cleaned my pc with an air compressor since years, even blasting at 120 psi (8atm), never had a problem, dust went off perfectly.

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I just use my Dads compressor. Not sure how powerful it is in numbers but it gets dust out.. that's for sure. ^^

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Compressor users be carefull!!
Where I live in the north east the compressor tanks get water from condenstate!!!
If you do notice the water and let it dry before starting your rig, it most likly will be rusty water, that will make some bad stains!!
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+1 for air compressers I hate stupid a55 cans of compressed air , if you dont do it right it can blow water. My friend has used his air compresser for yrs ! ( no problems) I take my rigs over to clean em when i can!

Ps i just bought a stupid can the other day for $7 and got it home ( no straw ) arggggggggg
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I use a cheap air blower, costed me aprox 20$. It's cheap and chinese, blows hot air and it's very loud, but for removing the dust from your pc it's very nice.

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Ps i just bought a stupid can the other day for $7 and got it home ( no straw ) arggggggggg

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It's cheap and chinese, blows hot air and it's very loud.

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