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Kinda embarrassed about asking such nubish questions, but if I don't ask I won't know so I'm asking away redface.gif

1. I'm buying a new case and I want to mount my res vertically where it will be visible in the window, but just in case that's not possible I figure it's good to have a backup plan. So basically what's this connector thing called below? Figure a viable option would be to connect it straight to the pump like in the pic.

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2. I blame my cat or dog...or both. But I can't find the little hex tool that came with my EK 150 basic res that tightens the bits/connectors/caps/things. I would imagine I could find this at any hardware store, but what exactly are they called so I don't look too foolish walking in and asking where to find them.
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1. I believe thats what they call a barb 2. That would be a hex tool, there are quite a few sizes, so you'll want to bring your particular screw smile.gif
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A barb is directly connected from the pump to the res? There is no other hardware between the two?
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Awesome thanks guys!
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post #7 of 7
The "barb" in question seems to be similar to one of these http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/bishsimatoma1.html. A Barb is actually something else like this http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/en1hiflfib.html with raised areas on the outside that help hold onto the tubing smile.gif
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