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post #1741 of 3087
I just got a mobo block, and changed my tubing out. The tubing that came with my XSPC Raystorm kit is completely hazed after less than 2 months. I replaced it all with black tubing. I pulled apart my block it is nice and shiny inside. The small section was left over from when I installed the kit, and went unused.

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Still not ready to ditch plastic?

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post #1743 of 3087
That looks great. Your copper tubing thread is really tempting me. I figure if I can plumb hard brake lines, this can't be much different.
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post #1744 of 3087
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Still not ready to ditch plastic?

I would if I could. So hard to find supply around here in NZ, unlike back in the US. frown.gif

And wow, that build just keeps evolving, doesn't it? biggrin.gif
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I would if I could. So hard to find supply around here in NZ, unlike back in the US. frown.gif
And wow, that build just keeps evolving, doesn't it? biggrin.gif

Im in the UK mate.

It has changed a little from the original design aint it? biggrin.gif
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Im in the UK mate.
It has changed a little from the original design aint it? biggrin.gif

One VERY happy son. tongue.gif Heading over to the log now.

Yeah, I know. I mean compared to when I was in the US where you can get stuff for your build easily.



Just to keep it on topic, here's another shot of 7/16" x 5/8" Durelene.



Good news is it's not hard to get rid off the haze. I rolled a section of the tubing a few times in hot water (was trying to straighten it), and it became clear again. So I guess whatever stuff that was in there isn't as bad as the Primochill's, which needs scrubbing/rubbing otherwise it won't come off.
post #1747 of 3087
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One VERY happy son. tongue.gif Heading over to the log now.
Yeah, I know. I mean compared to when I was in the US where you can get stuff for your build easily.
Just to keep it on topic, here's another shot of 7/16" x 5/8" Durelene.

Good news is it's not hard to get rid off the haze. I rolled a section of the tubing a few times in hot water (was trying to straighten it), and it became clear again. So I guess whatever stuff that was in there isn't as bad as the Primochill's, which needs scrubbing/rubbing otherwise it won't come off.

This haze you only able to see when the tube is dry. I had posted is here before I had come a long way with Durelene. thumb.gifpost #1145 of 1746. That's no such thing as Tubing scrubbing this is *tihsllub* wink.gif
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This haze you only able to see when the tube is dry. I had posted is here before I had come a long way with Durelene. thumb.gifpost #1145 of 1746. That's no such thing as Tubing scrubbing this is *tihsllub* wink.gif

Thanks for the link. thumb.gif

Yes, you basically can't see it or tell the difference when it's filled with water or coolant for that matter. I only found this out when I drained the loop to change my M/B CMOS battery.

How's yours holding up? Judging from the condition, I don't think it'll leave any nasty residue especially on the blocks. But who knows? thinking.gif
post #1749 of 3087
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Still not ready to ditch plastic?

I would if I could. So hard to find supply around here in NZ, unlike back in the US. frown.gif

And wow, that build just keeps evolving, doesn't it? biggrin.gif

It should easier, here in the US we normally use inch tubing and all the fittings are in metric. Finding metric tubing in the US means you will have to order it and it's not cheap but will last forever.
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post #1750 of 3087
Hi guys, i was going to buy Primochill to replace my crappy and cloudy XSPC tubing and searching on the web i'm glad to find this thread

Now Using Durelene 7/16 5/8 for 2 weeks. I'm Really happy, No clouding and no signs of Plasticizing thanks to you.
2lm102d.jpg

PS: Advanced tubing was launched yesterday. I don't know why Primochill don't register here, i've seen them in another forums. I guess they don't have the guts to deal with this thread. Just really curious why they lowered the quality of a good tubing and then launch another tubing that works just as well as the oldPRO tubing of 2 years ago.

Sorry for my bad english.
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