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MCP350 pump does not fit XSPC reservoir top screws, help

post #1 of 7
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I have an mcp350 ddc1 pump and bought an xspc reservoir top for it, and the screws that came with the top don't fit through the pumps screwholes. The screws have a base with an outer diameter that is too large. Any suggestions.
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post #2 of 7
You could always drill out the holes a bit more. Failing that I'd check out McMaster and see if you can grab some more screws.
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post #3 of 7
get a screw with a smaller diameter at home depot
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post #4 of 7
I recently got one too. The screws are very tight, but they do fit. Just use pressure to get them in.
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
get a screw with a smaller diameter at home depot


Or you preferred hardware store.
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post #6 of 7
It might be hard to find the right machine screw as XSPC is a UK based company and thus uses metric sizes. If the thread is the wrong size you could easily damage the weak acrylic. Even with the stock screws I managed to strip one of the threads (by overtightening one side of the top first).

Worse the screw could fit loosely, and cause a catastrophic reservoir-pump decoupling leading to your entire loop ending up sprayed on your case.

Do your homework on the screws
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post #7 of 7
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I just bored out the screw holes on the pump a bit with a drill, all good now.
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