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Wherever you get it make sure to buy C110 alloy if your making water blocks or cold-plates. There are probably other alloys that would be fine to, I just know C110 is almost pure and is what most guys use for blocks.
 

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Do you not have a metal place in your city?
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Wherever you get it make sure to buy C110 alloy if your making water blocks or cold-plates. There are probably other alloys that would be fine to, I just know C110 is almost pure and is what most guys use for blocks.
C110 is what I ordered, glad I chose the right stuff.
 

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Melting point of copper is over 1300 degrees F. I don't have that kind of heat.
umm have you ever heard of a jet lighter? not very expensive too.
 

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Melting point of copper is over 1300 degrees F. I don't have that kind of heat.
A simple propane torch can melt pennies but they are no longer made from copper. Its also not illegal to melt them since they are your property while you have them in your possession.
 

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They actually get that hot? Damn didn't know that thought you'd need a minimum of an oxy-acetylene torch.

yes they work.
 

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yes they work.

and its fun to do
, just like flattening pennies on train tracks
 
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