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I've picked up every piece of hardware I can find, experimented with every one of them and deemed them all to suck for installing a drain into my loop... what are you people doing to drain your rigs? Pictures or product links pretty please, with sugar on top.
what do you mean bye "you people?" i will not tolerate prejudice on this forum sir!

how about put a t line at the lowest part of the loop, and have a 12in tube or so conected to the end of the T line. then put a just after the bottom part of the T valve (to block water settling in the drain line) and gravity should do the rest? and maybe on the fill line (if have one) make i so u can blow it to force any water left over.

thats how i would do it if i need a drain line.
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Just a T-line and a Danger Den fill port.

Put the drain line (from the T) at the lowest point possible in the loop.

Works quite well.
    
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is that T made of brass or something? Make sure you have some strong corrosion inhibitor or you'll get galvanic corrosion as possible nickel + copper + brass are contacting.

not entirely sure, but I think that's right.
Good info here - CorrosionDoctors.com
And read the section called "Galvanic Compatibility"

Brass, copper and Nickel are all perfectly safe with each other and do not exhibit galvanic corrosion when in contact with one another.
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Good info here - CorrosionDoctors.com
And read the section called "Galvanic Compatibility"

Brass, copper and Nickel are all perfectly safe with each other and do not exhibit galvanic corrosion when in contact with one another.


Yup...They are the more "Noble" metals....Aluminum is almost on the bottom of the list...I think there is only one worse but I cant remember the name of it.
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