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post #941 of 2434
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I got the pump more or less situated. The three left tubing sections are 1/2", the rest of the copper tubing is 3/8".
post #942 of 2434
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Back from your trip?

Yes. I posted a picture of one of the pictures I took from my trip in my log. I might through a few more up I took about 3000 photos so it is going to take a while to go through them all. I returned monday but jet lag has had me out of commission until today.
post #943 of 2434
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Here is some shots of the copper tubing.
In the first pic I have a stray temp sensor hanging down in front I forgot about.




One black SATA cable in the bunch. I've had some connectivity problems with one drive, it seems one of the mobo headers does not like the slim cables. If this cable works out I will sleeve it too.


Would like to redo all the gpu wires. For now they are all fanned out instead of trying to stack them, a consequence of shortening them on-the-fly when I moved the psu to the top.


So many wires! Power, sensors, led's, fans, pumps..everything get's connected here one way or another.


To fit the pumps in I had to turn them sideways a little. Later I may move the pedestal tubing in/out passthroughs down to the end to give some more room.
Edited by mandrix - 3/31/13 at 4:41am
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Nice.
post #945 of 2434
So much time and effort with the copper tubing
post #946 of 2434
Looking good Mandrix, great work. smile.gif
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this rig gets more impressive everytime i check it out
keep up the awesome work! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

Nice.

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Originally Posted by seross69 View Post

So much time and effort with the copper tubing

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Looking good Mandrix, great work. smile.gif

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this rig gets more impressive everytime i check it out
keep up the awesome work! thumb.gif

Thanks, guys.
post #949 of 2434
Finally caught back up here. Looking good!
post #950 of 2434
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Finally caught back up here. Looking good!
Thanks!


I'm not entirely happy with the tubing/pump setup. I decided I'm going to shift some things around a little on the case floor, so I bought some more copper tubing.

Right now I'm car shopping, sort of, and I hate it. I know car salesman have to make a living like everyone else, but dealing with them gets tiresome. Or maybe I'm old and have no patience for such any more.
Think I'm going to trade my old 2000 Z28 in for some kind of used SUV/Truck for my wife's daily driver. She's been a good car, but now has 264,000 miles on her and I think it's time to swap it in. Of course I'll get no consideration for the LT headers, 3500 stall, SFC's etc but that's the way it goes.
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