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Well I was thinking more that it could wear out after so many bends. Does anyone know how long this stuff generally lasts?
Edited by Neo Zuko - 3/30/14 at 9:06am
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Putting the finishing touches on my order. Here is an odd question: How much McMaster 9679K27 9mm buna-N, O-ring cord stock do I need and in what length?

I wouldn't think as much as 3 feet, but it depends on where your bends are, for mine, the bends were at each end of the tube, with reasonable space (straight sections between) so the bending cord only had to go from one end inside just past the bend by maybe 50mm. 50cm was plenty for me.
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What's the diff. (besides strength) between 9245K21 and 8532K13.?
I'm asking more towards "working" differences (installation,bend-ability, clarity, ect) between the 2.
 
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http://www.plasticsmachining.com/magazine/199802/petg.html is a very illuminating link on the differences between PETG and Acrylic. I'm not even sure which I like more anymore. Both have pros and cons worth consideration.

PETG is about twice as expensive as I listed 36 feet for both in my order cart (PETG is priced per foot, the extruded acrylic is priced per 6 foot length).
Edited by Neo Zuko - 3/21/14 at 1:26am
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Nice find on that article . . . . thumb.gif

This is probably the salient "Take Away Point" in the article . . .

" Beavers also noted that PET and PETG are not inherently UV-stable, meaning they will yellow and embrittle when exposed to the sun for long periods of time. "


I would take that as an admonition that PETG would not be the best choice of tubing if you have UV cathodes / coolant..



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That takeaway is my primary concern too. However the real answer would also heavily depend on what time frame we are talking about. If it lasts a safe 5 years like the yellowing on an SNES, then that's longer than the life of my PC build. That said I'll likely try both out at one point or another.
Edited by Neo Zuko - 3/21/14 at 7:07am
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Just something I wanted to acknowledge or let people know, shipping with McMaster is kind of spendy, probably due to the oversize, being 6 ft long. Shipping was twice the price of 12ft of acrylic. Still cheaper than Primochill but I would suggest to make sure you get what you need to make your shipping worth it. Spend 10 bucks, pay 20 shipping but it's all good, it's a learning process.

(fyi..no shipping quote till after your purchase...)
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the primochill UV blue tube is actually clear when not under UV light ( a slight blue tint) which is why i went with that so i could get the UV effect with some cathodes and also have a colored coolant for when the UV isnt on incase thats something youre looking for. also the mcmaster stuff seems to bend a bit easier then primochill, but be warned they ship the tubes in 6ft lengths unwrapped in a cardboard tube, and they will have tons of micro scratching from transport/storage.

Was the micro scratches acceptable, do they really stand out when the product is finished or anything to take the scratches out, curious your thoughts or how you handled it.

Thanks

You can flame polish them or go with polishing compound.
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Nice find on that article . . . . thumb.gif

This is probably the salient "Take Away Point" in the article . . .

" Beavers also noted that PET and PETG are not inherently UV-stable, meaning they will yellow and embrittle when exposed to the sun for long periods of time. "


I would take that as an admonition that PETG would not be the best choice of tubing if you have UV cathodes / coolant..



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Even a window in the case near a sunny window wouldnt be advisable.
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