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Wow you are totally doing what I wanted to do with the res and the D5 pump top!!! I would use the Koolance res if the top wasn't so ugly, so I thought a fitting like this would do the trick to attach it but but was unsure about the weight of the res being supported by that one fitting. I will be looking forward at how you tackle this biggrin.gif
Edited by MrGrievous - 4/26/13 at 6:25pm
post #172 of 572
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Originally Posted by Thrasher1016 View Post

Pump with reservoir interfaced on top will be heavy, plus I was thinking a rubber grommet custom-cut to fit the space I want to use.
I'm going to mock it up here soon...

I'll be doing installs tomorrow; Motherboard, RAM, CPU and CPU block, GPU block and GPU into PCIe, and probably UN-MOUNTING the fans and beginning the disassembly for painting.

Thanks - T

I'm going to use nuts, bolts, and rubber spacers. Its the most secure way to mount these. I don't trust "sticky" stuff anymore after having things fall off over time in my other builds. Sometimes they leave nasty residue behind that takes very harsh chemicals to get off. I used industrial velcro on my last build for my pump and it took me an hour to remove the gunk.
 
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Originally Posted by Thrasher1016 View Post

Pump with reservoir interfaced on top will be heavy, plus I was thinking a rubber grommet custom-cut to fit the space I want to use.
I'm going to mock it up here soon...

I'll be doing installs tomorrow; Motherboard, RAM, CPU and CPU block, GPU block and GPU into PCIe, and probably UN-MOUNTING the fans and beginning the disassembly for painting.

Thanks - T

I'm going to use nuts, bolts, and rubber spacers. Its the most secure way to mount these. I don't trust "sticky" stuff anymore after having things fall off over time in my other builds. Sometimes they leave nasty residue behind that takes very harsh chemicals to get off. I used industrial velcro on my last build for my pump and it took me an hour to remove the gunk.

Next time invest in some Goof-Off. The stuff works wonders. It even gets Arctic Silver 5 off clothes. Don't ask how I know that, just trust me on it.
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I'm going to use nuts, bolts, and rubber spacers. Its the most secure way to mount these. I don't trust "sticky" stuff anymore after having things fall off over time in my other builds. Sometimes they leave nasty residue behind that takes very harsh chemicals to get off. I used industrial velcro on my last build for my pump and it took me an hour to remove the gunk.

yeah I know what you mean by the residue. It is hard to remove....
post #175 of 572
Cant wait to see....
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Cant wait to see....

I'm busy working on it!!!

I have run into the most amazingly frusterating setbacks this morning, but I think I got a handle on it, after carving my leg open and nearly wrecking my motherboard.
Oh, and I wrecked the power & reset switch cables that came with it, completely by accident. I have a backup, already sleeved, but I can't figure out how to plug into the switch headers.

I've got some research to do!

I'll post up pics and explanations later!

Thanks - T
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Thrasher...here's the wiring diagram for the switches:



Hope that helps...thumb.gif
Edited by longroadtrip - 4/27/13 at 10:23am
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Thrasher...here's the wiring diagram for the switches:



Hope that helps...thumb.gif

Appreciated!

However... My 22mm power switch is the 6-pin version, so that changes that. redface.gif

Thanks - T
post #179 of 572
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Next time invest in some Goof-Off. The stuff works wonders. It even gets Arctic Silver 5 off clothes. Don't ask how I know that, just trust me on it.

I've used Goof-Off. For some reason, the velcro stuff left the kind of residue that just gets pushed around when it broke down with Goof-off and got wipable, it found its way into crevices in the pump and fittings which turned into a nightmare to clean.
 
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Appreciated!

However... My 22mm power switch is the 6-pin version, so that changes that. redface.gif

Thanks - T

No worries..Have that too...

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