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B or D

Unless you are gonna light them up no point - I would try an LED on that one that you have now to see what it looks like first
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So... that's like around $450's worth of QDC's, isn't it? wth.gif Lol. Damn. I thought I was nuts with one of my designs I have being planned in my head... kookoo.gif
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I say leave them be or just paint the housings... But about the pump noise reduction, my uncle does that kinda stuff every day, and if I remember correctly he sandwiched a thick piece of rubber between 2 metal plates and ran long bolts with rubber washers through it. I'd draw you a picture but I'm lazy and it's kinda impossible on my Sensation tongue.gif
e: that's not the "professional" way, but that's what he did on his WC'd rig.
post #474 of 3824
Either B or D, because you have a lot of fans so I think you might notice them being louder after you've painted them all. If you don't mind the noise or think it won't make much of a difference I'd go for D. C seems silly because the way you've set it up in the picture you can't even see the red blades. (my 2cents.gif)

Oh and that rad (well both actually) is HUGE! drool.gif
I can't imagine how much the rads and the quick disconnects must cost though. redface.gif


Mayor props for the many updates dude, very satisfying thumb.gif.
Edited by TheNr24 - 4/5/12 at 3:59pm
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Well, I'm going to be the booger in the storm. D all the way as long as the rest of your rig will have lighting to match biggrin.gif. When you're spending this much dough on a sponsored build, you have to go ALL THE WAY. At the least paint them all. You can always hide a fan controller somewhere and lower the volume, but if you paint them evenly and well, the weight distribution I doubt will be much of an issue. Loving the updates, now go paint those fans ya lazy! You even had your case powder-coated, I spray painted my whole internal frame white with 0 experience, You don't want to know how much sanding and repainting a new coat I had to do to get the desired outcome /makingstrenfeelbadforslacking. biggrin.gif
Edited by The_Hairy_Yak - 4/5/12 at 3:16pm
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A or D.
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/endmakingstrenfeelbadforslacking. biggrin.gif

You don't need to say end. / is already an end. So you are saying endendmaking.....
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Thread Starter 
The results are in:
A - 2
B - 7
C - 0
D - 6
Other suggesions:
- not paint and add leds - 2
- paint the housing and add leds -1
- paint hubs only and add leds -1

I liked some of the suggestions - I think what I'll do is actually not paint, and use red LED's to light the blades. I'm going to do a test run in the next couple of days. I'll also create a plate to attach the fans too that will cover some of the ugliness so only the blades will be seen. I can then create some back lit patterns. I need to check how much room is left in between the fans and the metal panel though.

Meanwhile I mounted the 140x9 radiator (without fans as I'm waiting on delivery), and checked the QDC's:

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Unfortunately there is not enough room - only about 3/4" to make the 90 degree turn:

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Luckily I had a non rotary 90 spare that could help out:

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A rotary there would inevitably leak due to the weight of the QDC. I don't like the restriction of that tight 90 though so I may end up taking the QDC off of the radiator and putting it in line instead. I decided to leave it for a bit though and work on tapping the reservoir. The parts I need came in, so now it's time to build a makeshift tap handle lol.

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It bothers me that you take pictures on the table you stole from TGIs.
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That looks like a floor....
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Quote:
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That looks like a floor....

Because there's a floating, circular floor surrounded by darkness....

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