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Old November 9, 2009, 07:07 AM
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Default Fesser coolant and 'other fluids"

I've been running my new loop for a while now just to make sure everything is fine, using distilled ATM. I got some fesser coolant that I'm going to try just for a break of many years of glycol green. The bottle is very adamant about not mixing it with any other fluids. Now I have my doubts I'm going to be able to get every last drop of distilled out come change over time without a complete tear down which would be counter productive. Are the two fluids really that incompatible? TBH I was kind of hoping to cut it with something as it looks pretty dark in the bottle and 1L may be pushing it for being enough for my two loops.
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the fluids are normally made with distilled water i would not worry about it but i would not water it down. ask dazmode if he does not chime in
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I am using the feser one black, drained my loop but not completely of water before, no problems now, been running it for a year. Stuff has zero conductivity, tested it with an ohmmeter.
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Old November 9, 2009, 10:17 AM
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so i should stick with the black thank squeetard
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The color does not matter. It is just that the non conductive coolant should not be mixed with other types.
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Old November 9, 2009, 10:27 AM
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very happy so far with feaser coolant compared to all the others
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Old November 9, 2009, 11:38 AM
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Not concerned with the (non)conductivity bit, just didn't want an oil/water thing going on. Couldn't find anyhing on the bottle to indicate if it was water based or not - I was assuming so but just wanted to make sure.
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I'm very intereted to ear what people have to say on that subject to. But if it's for me , it's easy to change the hose. clean the rad is an other thing.
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I think all the warning really means is not to add further dyes/additives or mix two different colours together. Each colour has it's own chemical makeup I suppose and when mixed, they'll break down and make a mess of everything I imagine.

I've had no issues though using various bottles of Feser One UV Blue, and I'm bad and just use tap water to rinse stuff out. Things are still wet when I throw in the Feser and I've had no issues. Colour has always been consistent, and nothing floating around or anything. There's usually some minor build up of slime I guess you could call it on some of the plastics, namely the top of the D-TEK FuZion v2. Can't seem to remove it either though so I think the dye just soaked into the pores overtime.

I even mixed reused Feser (as in I dumped it, ran it through some coffee filters) and new Feser since I didn't have enough "new" stuff left. No problems with that either.

The only time I found actual gunk in my block was during my first flush, which is understandable since I doubt I cleaned the radiator and what not thoroughly.
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The part that may couse problems is UV pigment. They are very active chemicals and different colors react with each other.

I use following method to change Feser One from one color to another:

1. Drain my loop
2. Fill with distilled water, run it for few minutes and drain again
3. Repeat 2
4. Fill with new color.


Never had any problem with flaking.


Be extra cautious if replacing Promochill liquid with F1 and visa verso. Those two make spectacular fountain when mixed directly.
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