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post #301 of 990
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I swapped the jet tube to the back side and let it shoot towards the front.

I think the effect looks even cooler viewed from this perspective.

Darlene




Edited by IT Diva - 1/26/13 at 11:40pm
post #302 of 990
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Wait, you are the insane person who did two 820s into one? Nice job thumb.gif
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Wait, you are the insane person who did two 820s into one? Nice job thumb.gif

That's actually three 820's biggrin.gif


But who's counting . . .

Darlene
post #305 of 990
I want to ask, how does one carry this?
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the mayhem aura coolant is not meant for permanent use. There have been a lot of issues with it settling in tubing and water blocks and radiators. Im not sure keeping it well agitated in the reservoir will make sure it doesnt settle. And if its not running 24/7 it is going to settle in the tubing. Have you thought of a fix for this?
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the mayhem aura coolant is not meant for permanent use. There have been a lot of issues with it settling in tubing and water blocks and radiators. Im not sure keeping it well agitated in the reservoir will make sure it doesnt settle. And if its not running 24/7 it is going to settle in the tubing. Have you thought of a fix for this?

Lots of pumping power with high flow rates and daily use should mitigate any serious settling isssues.

Once the novelty wears off and I've got all the pics I want, I could go to pastels or something else if the Aurora gets to be too much of a pain.

The big bright resevoirs are kind of a focal point, so that's where I want it to look best.

Not sure how Aurora looks in acrylic tubing, but I'll be finding out.


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post #308 of 990
Neat! Is that one long piece of acrylic tube in the center?
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Neat! Is that one long piece of acrylic tube in the center?


Yes,

It's one piece of acrylic tube with a male crystal link fitting at the captive end (left side in the pic) which screws into the endcap, and a female crystal linl fitting with a plug with an LED recess on the free end, (right side).

The pic on the previous page (post 295) shows the locating pin I put in the free end's end cap to support the free end of the tube, (mates with the led recess) so as not to stress the o-ring seal of the captive end fitting.


To get the ccfl tube, I carefully took apart an assembled one, and put just the lamp in my tube.


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Edited by IT Diva - 1/14/13 at 4:47am
post #310 of 990
I like the reservoir biggrin.gif!

Stil lurking around and drool on the stuff u have frown.gif!
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