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thx for the tip! will keep an eye!

The robocop is one way to go smile.gif but I wanna do the bends.

Ill try to visualise it for you, if I can tongue.gif
90 degree fitting in the GPU facing the 240.. then acrylic towards the 240, 90degree heat bend (no fitting) towards the 240 port and 90 degree fitting in the 240,
OR no fittings and 3 heat bends..
OR straight out from GPU, 90 degree heat bend and straight to the 240.

so hard to visualise from pics smile.gif I guess I wont figure until I get started.. maybe buy enough acrylic to make a few different options.
 
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post #92 of 224

Take a few days to think about it. Definitely buy some extra tubing though to compensate for a learning curve

    
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2 meters should give me plenty to mess up, dont you think?

Just adding some info so I dont forget:
Acrylic Conversion Fittings
Check up if I can convert 3/4 to 5/8 (OD) or new fittings are needed frown.gif
Video guide for acrylic hard lock

thx to @welshy46

remember to check into mayhems dye and plasticizing in soft tubes.
Edited by GaMbi2004 - 2/2/14 at 12:45am
 
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Monsoon conversion fittings only work with Monsoon regular fittings with the same OD. The barbs are also made out of Silver. Something to remember.

 

No plasticizer in acrylic, Advanced LRT, or Neoprene

    
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thats one sick build there. love the detail and the 1080 under the table is a sweet idea. I was on youtube earlier and thought you might want to take a look, it's a vid on bending acrylic tube.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mHpreTceVpw&feature=g-high-rec
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Originally Posted by welshy46 View Post

thats one sick build there. love the detail and the 1080 under the table is a sweet idea. I was on youtube earlier and thought you might want to take a look, it's a vid on bending acrylic tube.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mHpreTceVpw&feature=g-high-rec

Cheers! and thx for the video smile.gif

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Yesterday was a good day smile.gif
I got confirmation that I probably wont have to pay the 5000 dollar tax, most likely I will get 500 dollars in return tongue.gif
I fixed problems with my car (a few stones was rattling around + bad exhaust mount, and fixed some starting corrosion)
I got my china antenna + PS3 controller for my drone,
Also got a mini satellite dish + a normal size dish for free,
GPU RMA has accepted the card as bad and allows me for a new.. but 680 is out, and I have to go for something else frown.gif
Thinking EVGA 770 witch is more or less the price of my 680 was back then. But I will also need a new 150dollar water block :/
hope I can sell the 680 block.. and lets see if I get ACIV with the card.. got ACIII with the 680 biggrin.gif

So im getting serious about that acrylic now.. trying to figure if I should go 10/12 or 13/16 and what fittings to use etc..

Im thinking of going monsoon hard line.. Here is a list that I think looks solid.

got two sorts of fittings, since Im not sure what im gonna order yet.. the chain guns looks cool, but seams a lot bigger than the others..
So im probably gonna go for the other ones.. not sure about the color though.. red fittings for acrylic with red water? bit boring.. think I will like black better. or maybe white or chrome?
What do you guys think?
 
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Yesterday was a good day smile.gif
I got confirmation that I probably wont have to pay the 5000 dollar tax, most likely I will get 500 dollars in return tongue.gif
I fixed problems with my car (a few stones was rattling around + bad exhaust mount, and fixed some starting corrosion)
I got my china antenna + PS3 controller for my drone,
Also got a mini satellite dish + a normal size dish for free,
GPU RMA has accepted the card as bad and allows me for a new.. but 680 is out, and I have to go for something else frown.gif
Thinking EVGA 770 witch is more or less the price of my 680 was back then. But I will also need a new 150dollar water block :/
hope I can sell the 680 block.. and lets see if I get ACIV with the card.. got ACIII with the 680 biggrin.gif

So im getting serious about that acrylic now.. trying to figure if I should go 10/12 or 13/16 and what fittings to use etc..

Im thinking of going monsoon hard line.. Here is a list that I think looks solid.

got two sorts of fittings, since Im not sure what im gonna order yet.. the chain guns looks cool, but seams a lot bigger than the others..
So im probably gonna go for the other ones.. not sure about the color though.. red fittings for acrylic with red water? bit boring.. think I will like black better. or maybe white or chrome?
What do you guys think?

A day of win thumb.gif

A little birdy tells me these guys http://www.overclockers.co.uk/ have some on the way. there not showing as in stock on there website yet though. they deliver to Europe as well.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?278573-Monsoon-Free-Center-Compression-Fittings/page33&s=c9cccda8b4e645f1f814bbf1b13476dc
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Thx for the info smile.gif
I hope they will get everything I need.

My GPU is on its way back home!! biggrin.gif
The RMA guy pushed me to get a 780 instead of 770 to replace my dead 680 (RIP), for an extra 100 dollars..
I thought I would need at LEAST 200 dollars for 780 swap, so im happy with the outcome
Now I just need a new water block with my acrylic order, witch I will probably pull the trike on next week or the week after (my tax problem should be cleared by then)
 
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The RMA deserves a round of applause applaud.gif found a couple more links you might want to try. stragly Monsoon's own website don't mention their acrylic tubing at all.



http://monsooncooling.com/index.php

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