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Seems that my post was left behind and forgotten... Guys i need some constructive critique on this plan smile.gif

looks really clean and simple
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looks really clean and simple

Alright thanks, I really can't wait to get my hands on this one, we are gonna do quite a bit of modding to it wink.gif

Still, what about the fittings, are these ok? http://www.jimms.fi/tuote/AT66000
Edited by EPiiKK - 5/8/13 at 2:39pm
post #1023 of 2175
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Alright thanks, I really can't wait to get my hands on this one, we are gonna do quite a bit of modding to it wink.gif

Still, what about the fittings, are these ok? http://www.jimms.fi/tuote/AT66000

they look good just make sure you OD on those fittings for hose compatability is 10mm and then get 10mm OD pipping
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I'm submitting an order for copper pipes at CTS; is anyone in the SF Bay Area interested and want to do a group order with me? Shipping is flat $35 for any lengths and it'd make sense economically if it were ordered in bulk and distributed locally.
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Is it possible to do this:

1- Use a compression fitting that requires ID of 7/16" and an OD of 5/8"
2- Buy copper tubing with an ID of at least 1/2" and an OD that is compatible with the 5/8"
3- Now, when you place the copper tubing in the barb, there will be 1/32" all round the the area between the copper tube and the barb.
4- Put O-rings in this area to seal off the space
5- Force the copper tube in over this barb with the O-ring
6- Screw down the compression fitting for a tight and secure seal.
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I'm submitting an order for copper pipes at CTS; is anyone in the SF Bay Area interested and want to do a group order with me? Shipping is flat $35 for any lengths and it'd make sense economically if it were ordered in bulk and distributed locally.

Have you checked mcmaster.com? I cant see them not shipping to CA and it will be cheaper than that.

Also just wanted to post some photos of recent copper work I did with a lot of help from this thread, thanks to everyone that helped including the OP.



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That's a tight fit! Nice job.
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Have you checked mcmaster.com? I cant see them not shipping to CA and it will be cheaper than that.

I have, and shipping may be cheaper, but they also charge $26.71 / meter. CTS is selling $10.50 / meter with flat $35 shipping.

Nice work, by the way! Give it some sandpaper and buffing wheel and polish them to shine.
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I would really like to do copper tubing as my first watercooling project, but I have some questions.

How secure are the bitspower fittings? Some people have said that all it takes is accidentally bumping into the computer for the pipe to pop off the fitting.

Also, I was thinking of doing the following:

1- Use a compression fitting that requires ID of 7/16" and an OD of 5/8" such as this Monsoon Open Center Fitting
2- Buy copper tubing with an ID of at least 1/2" and an OD that is compatible with the 5/8" such as this one from Homedepot
3- Now, when you place the copper tubing in the barb, there will be 1/32" all round the the area between the copper tube and the barb.
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5- Force the copper tube in over this barb with the O-ring
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