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Is it safe shipping a case with a loop with water in it?

post #1 of 12
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I sold a custom loop along with one of my older cases on ebay... i was wondering if it would be safe to ship it with water? It's a rs360 kit with primochill 7/16 tubing on the 1/2 barbs.
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post #2 of 12
Probably not, that will be tossed around and bubbles will most likey form, air get into random places, etc.
post #3 of 12
It's not worth the risk. I say drain it.
Tubing can slip and spray water everywhere. Then you get a broken computer and a wet shipping box.

Plus, isn't water not the most efficient thing to ship? Stuff probably costs more to ship than to buy new water.
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by hli53194 View Post
Probably not,
^ This.

Although, if you really want to try, you could consider using teflon tape or threadlock on your fittings and/or bead some hot glue from a glue gun around fittings.

(This is just speculation and shouldn't be taken as strong advice)
Edited by Philth - 5/20/11 at 6:23pm
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hmm.. alright thanks guys, i'll just drain the thing and tell him to get some distilled to fill it in afterwards.
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post #6 of 12
Just drain it, distilled water is almost free..And save the hassle if something happens.
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
hmm.. alright thanks guys, i'll just drain the thing and tell him to get some distilled to fill it in afterwards.
I would not recommend it but I suggest you to ask the buyer for his preference. Explain the pros and cons to him. Depending on his own situation, he might want it one way or the other. Let him decide. As he is the one paying the money, he should have the final say.
post #8 of 12
Just put the fluid into a seal-able container and ship along with it if you must.
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post #9 of 12
Send him extra $3 in cash so he can purchase some water
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post #10 of 12
PFT. Distilled cost me 69 cents a gallon at the grocery store yesterday. Talk about cheap!
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