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post #101 of 3087
I just put together a loop for the first time. I used Primochill black for two days, then drained to properly mount my rad. I had about half as much as shown in the OP's picture. After only two days!

Is this something to worry about? Is this common?

FYI -

Primochill LRT Black 1/2 X 3/4
Distilled water
Silver coil
Nickel plated EK blocks
MCP655B
RX480
Edited by PARTON - 1/27/12 at 12:42pm
    
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post #102 of 3087
I wish I had seen this post earlier! I just picked up 10 feet of UV Blue Primoflex Pro from frozen....always the way.
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Originally Posted by PARTON View Post

I just put together a loop for the first time. I used Primochill black for two days, then drained to properly mount my rad. I had about half as much as shown in the OP's picture. After only two days!
Is this something to worry about? Is this common?
FYI -
Primochill LRT Black 1/2 X 3/4
Distilled water
Silver coil
Nickel plated EK blocks
MCP655B
RX480

Nothing to worry about, only reason we complain is because aesthetically it looks ugly especially with clear tubing.

It might actually improve the performance of the tubing since it forms a hydrophobic layer on the inner surface of the tubing reducing friction. tongue.gif
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post #104 of 3087
I got most of the loop done (thanks to some meds wink.gif ) but I notice there's a slight, almost minute, cloudiness to the piece that was in there for testing. Either it picked it up from the others, or this tube does plasticize but much slower. Anyways, it lasted a week much, much better than the Primochill clear. If it fails, I'm going with some colored tube and just stick some leds here and there and run plain distilled.
Edited by wermad - 1/27/12 at 2:54pm
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Yea, it has had zero effect on performance. Since its black, it can't be seen.
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post #106 of 3087
PrimoChill is a brand from the same guy that has run ModdersMart. Its called Tyler Industries also. This is their Resellerrating: http://www.resellerratings.com/store/view/Moddersmart/
post #107 of 3087
ModderSmart is just another retailer. They offer the best price per feet on amazon.com


I just finished changing my entire loop to the Watts tube. I'll get pics tonight smile.gif
post #108 of 3087
Damn, i use that tubing...
post #109 of 3087
I just cut open a piece of my white Primochill tubing. I used it for 2-3 weeks in a loop with straight distilled water plus a kill coil in the res. The tubing was clearly discolored (there was a neat little ring around the inside of the tubing where it wrapped around each barb providing good contrast). Nothing horrible, just a little yellow-ish. No residue, blocks are clean.
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post #110 of 3087
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

ModderSmart is just another retailer. They offer the best price per feet on amazon.com
I just finished changing my entire loop to the Watts tube. I'll get pics tonight smile.gif

Not just another retailer. Tyler Industries/ModdersMart is the company that has it (Primochill products) made to market to people. I know, as I'm in the industry.
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