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if the links are plastic just file them down a touch
    
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Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post

if the links are plastic just file them down a touch

They feal like plastic

what should i use to file them?
post #23 of 26
i used the fine side of a standard metal file. just make sure to keep the file flat so the end stays square

if you dont need to take much off you could also use sand paper. put the sandpaper down on a flat surface and rub the end of the tube on it in circular motions (making sure to keep it straight up and down so the end of the tube stays square)
    
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Originally Posted by sli_shroom View Post

i used the fine side of a standard metal file. just make sure to keep the file flat so the end stays square
if you dont need to take much off you could also use sand paper. put the sandpaper down on a flat surface and rub the end of the tube on it in circular motions (making sure to keep it straight up and down so the end of the tube stays square)

the end of the tube is not square, its circular.

i am trying to sand it down and its coming uneven.

this is starting to worry me as now i am scared it might leak when connected.
post #25 of 26
Just take your time sanding it down. As long as it is almost even it shouldn't leak. If you are really worried about it leaking you can always take the blocks off of the cards and leak test the set up outside the case away from all of the valuable components.
 
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Originally Posted by jblanc03 View Post

the end of the tube is not square, its circular.
i am trying to sand it down and its coming uneven.
this is starting to worry me as now i am scared it might leak when connected.

dont think of square like the shape.


keeping it square means that you want the end of the tube to be at a 90 degree angle to the length of the tube. keep the end flat to the sand paper (or file) and it will remain square to the length of the tube
    
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