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So I just installed a water loop in my computer (Rasa RS240 kit). The only thing that the kit did not come with is a way to drain the loop. Pulling a tube off of one of the barbs does not really seem safe as they are on there really tight. I am looking for some thing that I can cut into my loop to allow me to drain it. I am hoping to find some kind of T fitting that has a valve on it. I don't know if this kind of thing even exists. I took a look on frozenCPU but I could not find anything that fits what I have in mind. How does everyone else drain their loop?
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post #2 of 13
How most people do it: Unplug and drain
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The "T" valve does in fact exist....

I would to a "T" line with drain port sold by DangerDen, it might be a lot cheaper then getting a specialty "T" fitting/valve.
Something like this:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_346_342&products_id=20509
and this:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_346_343&products_id=24447

I think if you look around PPCS you'll find something, I found this and it looks horrid and prolly very hard to hide.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_346_341&products_id=3723
I will be using this set-up for my future pedestal build..

*Sorry I don't know how to do the links stuff.
Edited by v1ral - 2/8/12 at 4:06pm
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by v1ral View Post

The "T" valve does in fact exist....
I would to a "T" line with drain port sold by DangerDen, it might be a lot cheaper then getting a specialty "T" fitting/valve.
I will be using this set-up for my future pedestal build..

I'll look into that, thanks!
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post #5 of 13
Get yourself one of THESE and a some tubing as long as you want and put one of THESE on the end for a drain thumb.gif
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post #6 of 13
This is how I did my drain in my loop. It only drains above the rad but it drains most of the stuff that would leak all over everything anyways. It is just a T block that i put a plug in one side and then the barbs on the other two outlets to continue the loop.

T block selection - http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_346_830_828
Drain Plug selection - http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_346_393_612

Not trying to sell you on Pref. PC's at all just showing you what I used

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Edited by CircuitFreak - 2/8/12 at 4:11pm
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post #7 of 13
A "T" and pair it off with Koolance quick disconnects or just add the QDC's inline . Add another female to some extra tubing and watch it pour out into a bucket.

Koolance QDC HF No-Spill Shutoff Female VL3N-F13-19S
Koolance QDC High Flow NS Shutoff Male VL3N-M13-19S
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Edited by Ovrclck - 2/8/12 at 4:12pm
post #8 of 13
Get yourself one of these:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=24529

Its got 5 ports on it so you can configure it however you want depending on your loop smile.gif
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post #9 of 13
Get a m20 to g1/4 converter for the (fill cap) top of the res/pump, you can attach a tube to that, turn the case on its front and you should be able to drain it that way. Much nicer than some eye saw T-Line.

m20 g1/4 http://www.xs-pc.com/products/fittings/chrome-hose-fittings/m20-to-g14-fillcap-adapter/
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