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What is the best way to install tubing between blocks? Are you supposed to connect the tubing to the fitting and then to the block? Or the fitting to the block and then connect the tubing to that? I am using rotary compression fittings if that matters..Either give me a suggestion or point me to the right video or thread. thanks Guys!
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well why would you connect to fitting first? put fitting on block then connect tubing.
    
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You install the compression fittings to the block, then slide the locking ring onto the tubing, and install the tubing onto the compression fitting barb and screw the locking ring down to secure the tubing.
     
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well why would you connect to fitting first? put fitting on block then connect tubing.
Well ive obviously never done this before haha. I thought with rotary fittings you might be able to do that, i dont know! I was just worried about trying to fit this tubing over the barbs on my graphics card, kinda delicate. I guess I will just be careful thanks!

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You install the compression fittings to the block, then slide the locking ring onto the tubing, and install the tubing onto the compression fitting barb and screw the locking ring down to secure the tubing.
Okay this is what I thought but I didnt know if there was more than one way, thanks!
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