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Poll Results: Should i plan a built-in "extra" monitor ~9-13" modded into a transparent window or built in speakers?

 
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post #851 of 3109
Cant wait to see the results!! thumb.gifcamera.gif
Edited by seross69 - 1/25/14 at 2:00pm
post #852 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Me either :D

 

Right now, everything i'm doing is just so i don't have to keep relying on my BSOD-Happy Laptop. My build still has a long way to go. Being able to turn it on and use it will definitely help keep me motivated though

    
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Yes yes, pics will come later today. :D

 

Right now i'm gonna try re-flushing my XT45 one more time. I'm gonna hook my Apogee Drive II up to the Flushing Sytem again too to test it with a high flowrate. I put a bunch more thread-tape on the BP E-Adapter and added a 2nd O-Ring. It seems to be tightening down by hand much sturdier than it did before, so i'm keeping my fingers crossed. :o

    
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post #855 of 3109
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Yes yes, pics will come later today. biggrin.gif

Right now i'm gonna try re-flushing my XT45 one more time. I'm gonna hook my Apogee Drive II up to the Flushing Sytem again too to test it with a high flowrate. I put a bunch more thread-tape on the BP E-Adapter and added a 2nd O-Ring. It seems to be tightening down by hand much sturdier than it did before, so i'm keeping my fingers crossed. redface.gif

the 2nd o-ring will make it worse never use 2 o-rings or gaskets or things will leak. think about it 2 rubber surfaces presses together they will expand and leak in between them...
post #856 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Hrmmmm, maybe that's the problem then. The 2nd O-Ring i mentioned is actually the 3rd O-Ring.

 

There's also the one that came with the adapter, under the tape/inside the crevice, like all BP fittings. You think i should take off both those top o-rings?

 

This is from last night. Sorry about the quality, i didn't use my tripod

 

Also, for anybody wondering what that little PCB is connected to my Apogee Drive, it's THIS.

 

A great little trimpot controller for controlling PWM devices

 

Edit:

This is how it comes packaged. The 2 you can see above the tape in that last pic are against the upper ledge (lower ledge in the pics) that doesn't have an o-ring


Edited by kpoeticg - 1/25/14 at 2:49pm
    
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post #857 of 3109
If you take off the two extra o rings you shouldn't need the ptfe tape either, unless it's an old and warn fitting. which judging by the quality of the build it isn't. Nice looking build by the way.
post #858 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Thanx about the build.

 

The reason i need the tape (and the E-Adapter) is because the threads are stripped inside the rad. The E-Adapter has longer threads so the tape provides a better grip.

So basically i'm trying to save my rad from a mistake i made a while ago =\

 

If i take a stop fitting, like the ones that come with alphacool rads, i can just push the fitting all the way to the o-ring without catching threads and it'll drop right back out

    
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post #859 of 3109
that was my next question, why a connection with such a long thread lol . watch what you stick that big boy in, it could at least restrict the flow through a block. If the threads are dodgy on the rad, then the only place for it is in the bin. i don't suppose your rad has replaceable ports you could swap out. The washer should sit between the shoulder of the connection and the mating surface of in this case the rad. For the sake of the price of a new rad, it's not worth risking your build. the washer up against the shoulder, base of the thread closest to the knurled end for clarity. On the first pic is in the correct position to make a seal against the rad. You shouldn't really need to tighten up any of the connections with such force it damages threads. i know it's tempting to give them that extra nip up with a pair of pliers, but they are designed to seal with only finger tightness.
post #860 of 3109
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I never used pliers. I bought an item off some1 that i was told was G1/4 BSPP. I screwed it into my rad and it stripped the threads. So obviously not G1/4 BSPP.

 

Right now i'm only setting up a temporary loop to get my CPU functional. That rad will be mounted on the outside front of the chassis and the ports will be facing out in case it leaks.

 

When you say washer, are you talking about the o-rings? If you look at that pic of how it comes in the package, neither of those function as actual o-rings. The actual o-ring is under both of them and it only tightens to the original o-ring. The extra 2 are to fill in the gap. Here maybe these pics will explain better. I just took these and so far no leaks. You can see that it doesn't tighten to either of those o-rings. I just have em there for extra protection because of stripped threads. I don't know of any rads with removable ports. I'm thinking of buying a g3/8 tap and trying to retap it though

 

 

 

 

    
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