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I posted some pics on another thread. Low-res sorry... Each one holds 2200mL, just measured the volume... Cost almost 13 bucks to make Very cheap, but I still need to install the return nozzles on the other side for a gravity feed return line to keep pressure up. Think 2200mL will help keep it cool? Or two at 4400mL?



    
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Hey Buddy, There looking good....I know you idea for having more water would help cool better....My thought on it are this...It would take a little longer for your water to heat up having more water in your res...But once it's warmed up it doesn't help anymore..... I've never had one with a larger res...I think fstfrddy uses a larger res....And I'm sure there are more here as well...Maybe some of them can give you a better idea on it's benefits...I really like the looks of them....If you can mount them on the outside with air moving across them I bet it would knock off a few C's for you...
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Yeah, I think I will set them up as detachables for setting in ice water and salt for suicide runs, they are 10 inches high and 4 inches in diameter, they fit nowhere on my case. Hmmm, good thought, it will stay hot after the water finally warms after a long while. Time to switch to aluminum...
    
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Yeah, I think I will set them up as detachables for setting in ice water and salt for suicide runs, they are 10 inches high and 4 inches in diameter, they fit nowhere on my case. Hmmm, good thought, it will stay hot after the water finally warms after a long while. Time to switch to aluminum...

Use copper aluminum will cause galvanic corrosion when you mix it in your loop with copper....

Yeah thats a great way to cool for suicide shots...You need to conformal your board and grease the socket, doing that will get it cold enough to cause condensation.....Heres a little guide on it if you have never done it before...I think Danger Den has a guide to....Condensation Prevention
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I use a bit of antifreeze in my solution, galvanic corrosion, or "electrolysis" is null...
    
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