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Originally Posted by somebadlemonade View Post

and massively expensive, a milled block of copper big enough to be used as a res would put you back a pretty penny

you'd be better off getting a large copper pipe with a few end caps and rolling flutes into it, i'm talking about with a rolling press/die of some kind, i don't think a regular hobbyist could manage something like that

or you could just solder on fins

Even Tube at that diameter will cost a bomb....

Anodizing wont work either,all it takes is a pinprick sized hole and that would be that.

I think that res is a throwback to be honest,I like XSPC gear...just not that particular piece.
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agreed, thanks for your input Somebadlemonade ET AL
Edited by take2daily - 3/29/13 at 7:28am
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I have been fighting with the copper/aluminum issue and then the oxidation of the Aluminum itself but as you point out inhibitors plus this being Anodized already..it would be inert.. I agree with some previous posts though..not functional as a passive anything but would be a light show

http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-anodized-aluminum.htm

at the end of the day, you want to avoid aluminum + copper and all the other "safe metals"
Don't look for reasons to justify it or give it a pass because you're basically allowing a high chance of problems.
  
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post #24 of 28
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Even Tube at that diameter will cost a bomb....

Anodizing wont work either,all it takes is a pinprick sized hole and that would be that.

I think that res is a throwback to be honest,I like XSPC gear...just not that particular piece.

$42~ isn't too bad for a foot long piece of 2.5 inch pipe, but yea i do think that is a bit expensive too, you can always make the tube out of a sheet of copper and solder the seem
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Copper reservoir is more of a wish than anything I expect to actually be produced. I just think it would look great in a loop using lots of blocks with visible copper, and would be amazing in a build with copper tubing.
   
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post #26 of 28
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=35997

I purchased the EK res x3 150

I saw in the instructions that the horizontal ports require the extender. so boom extender + compression fitting and my IN is set up
Bit confused...

Horizontal holes require the extender. so I'll use extender+compression fitting for one which is my IN. Then I need to use extender+plug for the other horizontal right?
Doing this should i be able to use my monsoon compression fitting at the bottom or do I now need an additional extender?

Don't get me wrong, i only took a quick look at the instructions i'll be re reading again but I was hoping for some info from experiences by people who own this res!

Last thing I want to do is break it smile.gif
  
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post #27 of 28
You don't need extension fittings for the plugs, just for any compression fittings.
   
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post #28 of 28
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You don't need extension fittings for the plugs, just for any compression fittings.
biggrin.gif Thanks nleksan... I assume I can use my bitspower temp sensor on either horizontal or vertical without extender?

I'm going to make a build log with the equip i bought and the equip coming so i can get advice/tips from the rest of ocn and hopefully give some one a laugh or a smile.

I'll probably start tomorrow, i have too many questions that the search feature doesnt like biggrin.gif
  
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