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Oh, and B Neg, thanks a lot for that tutorial on how to recover acrylic surfaces...
I live in brazil so it might be a bit harder to get that jet torch. Is it the one people use to cook/flambe desserts? If it is, it might be a bit easier...
post #332 of 2160
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You can bend the stainless without too much trouble with the hand benders but you have to get special fittings for stainless as most push fit fittings don't have enough bit to grab the stainless.

didn't know that... I always saw the guys having some trouble when dealing with stainless steel... but the piping they play with is as thick as my arm.
post #333 of 2160
I looked on google some to find if copper was able to be anodized but it appears it's only aluminum copper? wth is aluminum copper? lol. I guess I'll just order some red sleeves to fit over the pipes. I like copper and all but not in the build I'm going to be doing, it'll look tacky. At least with the metal piping I can still have that nice straight looking pipe look with nice bends without the hose effect.
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I think you can sleeve it with red-chromed metallic braid (if you can find it, but this is OCN, people seem to find the most impossible parts for casemodding, it seems).
An example is Synthetic Anatomy casemod by Rognin, but he used normal, flexible tubing, which seems to be a PITA to work with the braid. I believe that copper piping might make things a lot easier, the problem might be getting a nice finish when the pipe meets the fitting.
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ugh, cool idea but I can't find anything colord, it's all SS. Wonder if that could at least be anodized? haha
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post #336 of 2160
I would just go with copper. I think mixing metals in a loop is just bad practice.
Once bent you can paint your copper pretty much any color you want with a can of spray paint.
Edited by PepeLapiu - 1/4/13 at 11:00pm
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Im planning on doing a watercooling build with piping and wanted to run my final list by someone since this will be my first time using the metal piping.


This is the tubing I chose:
http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-metal-tubing/=kwfjsj

Going with the 1/4 OD with .01 wall. Product #89895K44

Then for the fittings I found these:
http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p5346_10mm-G1-4-Plug----nickel-plated.html
http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p5347_10mm-G1-4-plug-fitting-90--revolvable---complete-nickel-coated.html

Should that be fine?
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The tubing needs to be 10mm OD for those fittings
I cant say as to whether a imperial size will fit.
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The tubing needs to be 10mm OD for those fittings
I cant say as to whether a imperial size will fit.

Any idea where to find the right fittings for imperial size?

Or what is the exact tubing you used? I tried to figure it out but you dont say it anywhere,
Edited by Wicked x Josh - 1/5/13 at 2:54am
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That tubing is 1/4" or about 6 mm.
No way you are going to fit a 10mm fitting to a 6 mm tube.

Besides, 6 mm OD and 1 mm wall will give you a 4 mm ID tube. That's way too small.
I mean I find my 10 mm OD 1 mm wall tubes small. Yours would be 4 times smaller, way too small. I would not go smaller than 8 mm ID (or around 3/8" ID)
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