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I have a question as someone interested in making a waterblock.

All the big manufacturers pictures of their internals look pristine/just polished, do they coat/treat them to prevent tarnishing or just photograph them straight after milling?

How badly does tarnish affect heat transfer?
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Any updates from freddy
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Yeah, I have been down and out with bronchitis for a week or so.
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Yeah, I have been down and out with bronchitis for a week or so.
ouch... i had that around a month ago. get well soon man!
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Yeah my Bronc kicks up every now and then, no fun at all. Lot's of whiskey generally helps with the symptoms.....
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I lean more towards Bourbon.

Hope yours clears up fst,frddy
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ira did you ever make your v-reg blocks?

I was just looking at the pic's you posted of your v-reg. heat sinks and was thinking
you could drill a through hole length way's and then drill two holes down in to them
solder plugs in to your through hole and solder tubes in to the two other holes.
not as clunky as 1/4" pipe fittings
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ira did you ever make your v-reg blocks?

I was just looking at the pic's you posted of your v-reg. heat sinks and was thinking
you could drill a through hole length way's and then drill two holes down in to them
solder plugs in to your through hole and solder tubes in to the two other holes.
not as clunky as 1/4" pipe fittings
Yup I finished one of them and was using it on a Dfi P45 DK till it croaked here a week or two ago.

That probably would look a lot better then trying to tap 1/4" barbs into one. I'm trying to set some boards up for benching right now, once I get that done I'll try making a couple of them like that.

I could even just sweat the tubes into the ends instead of plugs and U them up a little, just depends on how much room I have on whatever board I'm using then. Good idea Thanks.
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How's fstfrddy doing? anyone heard from him or if he is getting better
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I'm doing OK, I just do not have much time. The new job is keeping me pretty busy. I haven't even had time to work on my experimental stinger/hk block.
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