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I am looking into water cooling and seems I need to import everything from the US it will cost me around 5000 bucks ... I was wondering if it is safe to use a T-line instead of a Res so I can cut down on costs until a later stage where I would buy a Res ...
How do you hook up an efficient T-Line

It is totally safe but filling/bleeding a t-line only loop is much harder then a one with a res. The biggest risk in a t-line only loop is that you get blow back form air bubbles and have water drops flying out of the tube. If you want to use a t-line then make sure you have one that is long enough and use a tight fitting funnel when you fill the loop. Also just like with reservoirs the t-line should be as close to the pumps inlet port as possible to minimize filling/bleeding problems.
    
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WOW ... Thanks for the replies ... Never had 3 responses at almost the same time with so much information ...

+rep all round ...



Sounds like a T-Line is way to much effort for a first ever attempt at WC'in ... I will try find a cheap Res ... (this is really starting to look like a terribly expensive venture)



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I never specified anything in the "rep" hope you guys don't mind
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Well ... this didn't go very far.
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