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Old 23rd August 2008, 10:16 PM   #14
AlexV
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Default Succesful O ring replacement

Hi Roger,

The idea for the bigger rubber washer was very good indeed.
I couldn't find a square ring, but got an o ring with 9mm internal diameter and a bigger outer diameter. And it seems to be working, as no bubbles come out of the plug during the soap test.

So I guess I can try to put the board in the water now, and pray the damage is permanently fixed .

What happens with the salt crystals remaining in the EPS? Do they produce vapor that could cause problems later on? A friend told me that he takes the salt out using vinegar, that he removes afterwards with a vacuum pump. Is it worth it to get into this kind of trouble?

Best,
Alex
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