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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 07-04-2020, 02:16 PM - Thread Starter
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Best way to clean, preserve and store water blocks?

As the title says...

Specifically, I have an EK EVO Supremacy that I can't bring myself to throw in the garbage. I've disassembled it to clean as well as I can, but there are limits what I can do with the "EK Nickel Plating", and I'm not sure how to go about drying it for preservation and storage.

(Or shipment to someone else who might want it.)

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Wipe it dry as best you can, then let natural drying take care of the rest. Just leave it unassembled for a couple of days to completely dry, put it back together and put it back in the box. Nothing you need to do that isn't obvious.

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Tooth brush and tooth paste to clean everything
Dry and reassemble
I usually use some blue tape to cover in/ outlets put back in the box.

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Quote: Originally Posted by garyd9 View Post
As the title says...

Specifically, I have an EK EVO Supremacy that I can't bring myself to throw in the garbage. I've disassembled it to clean as well as I can, but there are limits what I can do with the "EK Nickel Plating", and I'm not sure how to go about drying it for preservation and storage.

(Or shipment to someone else who might want it.)
Funny, I'm in the exact same boat. I'm about to replace my old Supremacy and I had the same questions.
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Really ciarlatano ?? You were saying in some other post how no one should never reuse any water cooling part !! That they would leak our have clogs
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Really ciarlatano ?? You were saying in some other post how no one should never reuse any water cooling part !! That they would leak our have clogs
Uh....no. Never said that. The posts you referred to in that thread in that thread wasn't even mine....nor did that post even say it. You have some issues.

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Your right sir I deeply apologize to you
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Quote: Originally Posted by garyd9 View Post
As the title says...

Specifically, I have an EK EVO Supremacy that I can't bring myself to throw in the garbage. I've disassembled it to clean as well as I can, but there are limits what I can do with the "EK Nickel Plating", and I'm not sure how to go about drying it for preservation and storage.

(Or shipment to someone else who might want it.)

My old Aquacomputer Kryographics GPU block that was on my 780ti kept tarnishing (being copper and all that) so after i cleaned it real good using dish soap and a little "barkeepers friend" which brightens copper, brass, etc, rinsed with distilled water, and dried using my air compressor in the garage, i put it into one of those vacuum sealer bags for food, sealed it up and it looks the same as when i sealed it up probably 2 years ago. As others have said, toothpaste also works well.
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Quote: Originally Posted by skupples View Post
foodsavers are an awesome around the house tool for more than food & weed, it's true.

^^^ one of the best comments ive seen in a while.

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