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I wonder if these fittings will be made in the 7/16 sizes
No. None of the resellers said they wanted them. Apparently there is barely enough interest.
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No. None of the resellers said they wanted them. Apparently there is barely enough interest.

Hmm, yea I just noticed that 7/16 is just a tiny bit bigger ID than the 3/8

I guess people usually use 3/8 or 1/2

Yea.. I'm still new to water cooling...
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boy +1 on the primochill + monsoon fittings. SO tight, It was a pain to install lol. But I guess I'm sure this thing won't leak because of that
 
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I am in DESPERATE need for the creators of these Monsoon fittings to release their angled fittings. I tried as best as I could this weekend to bend the hoses that I had recently bought, but I couldn't do anything without them kinking on me.... Besides, the blocks on my R4E are impossible to water cool without some kind of 60 or 90 degree bends.
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Angled adapters are on the way, hopefully they'll be out by the end of this month. rolleyes.gif
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?278573-Monsoon-Free-Center-Compression-Fittings&p=5070258&viewfull=1#post5070258

It looks like their angled fittings will be the one thing holding up my build. That is, unless the reservoir I'm waiting to be in stock (Alphacool Repack) takes longer.
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Here's an update from the Monsoon makers on the angles and QD's as of today:

"Will still be at least 20 days to manufacture and ship once they order. Also some question if we are going to do all four sizes out of the gate, and how many colors to start. It is a LOT of capital to lay out all in one shot. I will post some images and info once the resellers decide.

On the QD's. I was wondering how much of a premium you guys place on flow losses compared to other design factors. For example, if I can do a design with absolute zero flow restriction but the fluid loss when you disconnect is five or six drops instead of one or two how does that balance for you? If the disconnect is a is a 45 to 60 second process...call it a "sort of quick" disconnect is that a big deal? "


Source: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?278573-Monsoon-Free-Center-Compression-Fittings/page15
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Hmm, yea I just noticed that 7/16 is just a tiny bit bigger ID than the 3/8
I guess people usually use 3/8 or 1/2
Yea.. I'm still new to water cooling...

The main reason to even use 7/16 was that it formed a nice, self sealing fit over 1/2 barbs.

With compression fittings, you're already getting a self sealing fit, so there's no real reason to downsize to smaller tubing from 1/2 ID tubing.
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I have 2 builds that are completely stuck in place until I can get some angled adaptors.

I'm switching my sig rig over to complete watercooling, plus a brand new computer based on the MSI BigBang II-X79. The 3930K is already mounted and I already have the screws necessary to use my HeatKiller 3.0 on the LGA2011 socket. The memory is stuck somewhere in the Postal Service in Greenville, SC. It left there and then returned and should've been here Monday. I gotta wait 5 business days to even ask them what's going on.

I need to get the MSI up and running asap in case there's something wrong with it. It looks as if I'm gonna have to do a quick, messy install in my Corsair 800DW with the Corsair H100 just to proof it, before I unmount it and remount it in the MountainMods U2-UFO.

I still gotta clean out the Thermochill 120.2 rad I found at JabTech. They had 2 listed, I bought one and now there are none left. That was a close call but at least I now have the TA120.2 to match the PA 120.3 in the front of the case. I'm planning on running the cpu block through the 120.2 then the videocards then the 120.3 to the reservoir and then back to the pump.

No, now that changed. I just ordered an XSPC mobo block set for the BigBang II so now I get to figure out a new plumbing route. cpu>mobo blocks>rad 1>videocards>Rad 2> Res>Pump>CPU block. I think that's right. Still, it's gonna be a ***** and a half with no angled fittings to work with and I still don't know what angles Monsoon is gonna have available so I can finalize my loop design.

Looks like I can completely forget a smooth watercooling building experience. This is getting completely out of hand since I don't have the fittings I absolutely need.

On top of that, the angles I need will no doubt sell out before I even know that they're available, if and/or when they ever are.

Too bad I'll be missing the fancy bullet clip and mini Gatling gun on the BigBang II. From what I've read, they're practically worthless for cooling anyway.

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Even after all this time, Monsoon STILL hasn't released their 45 and 90 degree angles yet? I've followed the progress of these since March, and they still appear to be in beta testing hell.
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