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    cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    this may be of use...or maybe not....but no harm in sharing

    had to clean my CPU to re fit my cooler and tried to get hold of some isopropyl alcohol.....being in cumbria and asking various shops got looks as if i was deffo up to sommit dodgy like...me...as if....

    anyways cutting the story short....rather than paying £4/5 for tub of the stuff marked up CPU cleaner, found that a bog standard CD/DVD cleaner (£1!!) pack contained a solution to clean that was 100% isopropyl alcohol...used it and worked like a treat...

    ppl may already know this but if you didnt you do now.........

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    I bought mine from maplins, use it like twice a week, removes all sorts permanent marker, branston pickle lol. lasting for ever! Still over half full from like 2 years ago

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    And tastes great mixed with cranberry and orange...
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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    And tastes great mixed with cranberry and orange...
    Dont even think about drinking this anyone, it'll seriously mess you up! Shame on you Salazaar

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Are you nuts?! 10g of IPA can kill!

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Good chemists sell it, I think I paid about £1 for 500ml.

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    And tastes great mixed with cranberry and orange...
    whups accidently thanked you then when i was actually going to make a comment on your selection of mixers... oh well

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    I get it quasi for free. I guess it help if you work in a lab

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    And tastes great mixed with cranberry and orange...
    Yeah, I just want to disclaim any responsibility for injury or death if anyone actually does drink IPA!
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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by backers View Post
    this may be of use...or maybe not....but no harm in sharing

    had to clean my CPU to re fit my cooler and tried to get hold of some isopropyl alcohol.....being in cumbria and asking various shops got looks as if i was deffo up to sommit dodgy like...me...as if....

    anyways cutting the story short....rather than paying £4/5 for tub of the stuff marked up CPU cleaner, found that a bog standard CD/DVD cleaner (£1!!) pack contained a solution to clean that was 100% isopropyl alcohol...used it and worked like a treat...

    ppl may already know this but if you didnt you do now.........
    did you try Maplins in Carlisle? they sell CPU cleaner for 2.99 and you get a decent amount aswell..

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by mycarsavw View Post
    Yup, you can safely say anyone who drinks that has done themselves some serious damage in the gut department!

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    I think it can cause blindness if you drink it.

    I seem to remember something on telly a while back where some snide vodka was isopropyl alcohol and it made a load of people blind. Might have been ethanol come to think of it and i think it was deafness.

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    Have you been drinking it clunk?

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    I'm pretty sure IPA doesn't cause blindness.

    Some organic chemicals once ingested are metabolised into formaldehyde which causes blindness. The most notorious chemical which causes this is methanol, found in anti-freeze and methylated spirits.

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    Re: cheap isopropyl alcohol...!!!

    I just mince over to superdrug and get the nail varnish remover with the least amount of crap in it. Never been a problem so far

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