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Poll Results: What matters most when choosing a tube res?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 25% of voters (14)
    Looks - Pro
  • 3% of voters (2)
    Looks - Con
  • 20% of voters (11)
    Options - Pro
  • 3% of voters (2)
    Options - Con
  • 20% of voters (11)
    Size(s) - Pro
  • 3% of voters (2)
    Size(s) - Con
  • 16% of voters (9)
    Cost - Pro
  • 5% of voters (3)
    Cost - Con
54 Total Votes  
post #1 of 9
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Those of you who like these, or those or you who would like these if they were cheaper...

What do you look at most when choosing a tube res?

1. Looks
2. Options
3. Size(s)
4. Cost

And what prohibits you from buying one?

1. Looks
2. Options
3. Size(s)
4. Cost
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post #2 of 9
I think that would be an "all of the above"

very broad question, why do you ask?
post #3 of 9
You dont need a res at all to run a loop it just makes it ez to fill and bleed. So I go for what fits my case then looks
Edited by Los Hog - 10/26/11 at 1:17pm
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by kevingreenbmx View Post
I think that would be an "all of the above"

very broad question, why do you ask?
Looking at sourcing a 'no frills' res, with a 6" version for under $20 with a 'few' options (like how many ports). Price is usually what stops me from buying something. I refuse to pay $50+ for 'something with holes in it' lol. A lot of it i know has to do with paying for the name too, and that sucks donkey's.
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post #5 of 9
I think you will be suprised at how quickly the manufacturing costs add up, particularly if you choose to use end caps. The machining of the required threads is pretty expensive, even in plastic.
post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by Los Hog View Post
You need a res at all to run a loop it just makes it ez to fill and bleed. So I go for what fits my case then looks
You can use a fill line instead. Or be like me and use both.

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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by kevingreenbmx View Post
I think you will be suprised at how quickly the manufacturing costs add up, particularly if you choose to use end caps. The machining of the required threads is pretty expensive, even in plastic.
Uh, nope, got that figured out
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Furball Zen View Post
Uh, nope, got that figured out
Sounds cool lets see what you got. I like them but like you say they cost way too much.
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Furball Zen View Post
Uh, nope, got that figured out
I am curious as to how, please elaborate.
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