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Hello there

I was thinking change some o-rings just for looks, and i really like Phobya UV O-Ring... are these any good?

Is chaning O-rings a good idea at all? (Bitspower compression fittings with phobya o-rings... and dual top etc...)

Thanks
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Should be fine, as long as they are the same size. If your in doubt use the o-ring and a small amount of thread tape
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If this goes right I might be showing you my O-face.

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After installing fittings/barbs, you may not even see the o-ring.
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post #5 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by CalypsoRaz View Post
After installing fittings/barbs, you may not even see the o-ring.
he may have clear fittings
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Originally Posted by homer29 View Post
he may have clear fittings
Or he may have bitspower compression fittings as stated in the OP

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post #7 of 12
Quote:
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Hello there

I was thinking change some o-rings just for looks, and i really like Phobya UV O-Ring... are these any good?

Is chaning O-rings a good idea at all? (Bitspower compression fittings with phobya o-rings... and dual top etc...)

Thanks
As long as they are for G1/4 fittings they should work.

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After installing fittings/barbs, you may not even see the o-ring.
If it's something like a plexi top GPU block you might be able to see them. It really depends on the angle your fittings are at and if you have extenders/rotaries.

O-rings make a minimal difference in looks but if you are already spending hundreds to make your loop look good then the cost of O-rings is negligible.
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Thanks everyone!

All of you are "right". The O-Ring are not going to be used in every single compression fitting, but there are some O-Ring that could be seen because the acrylic tops..

Just wasn't sure if the non-standard o-ring were any good..

Anyway i was late because the order was already placed and forgot about them but still need to buy more stuff so will get some in next orders
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You should add a picture or two after you change them. I thought about red ones awhile back, Id be curious to see how they look. Was just afraid i wouldn't see them

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You should add a picture or two after you change them. I thought about red ones awhile back, Id be curious to see how they look. Was just afraid i wouldn't see them

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Will do, it's just i'm planing the build with lots of time in advance, i'm just getting all i need before getting the hardware...

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