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Is there anything special that goes into a res? I am planning on buying some arcylic and building a 2 bay waterfall res like the 3 bay one cyberdruid makes. I have the model all done and have no idea if there is anything special a res needs to function. If all goes well ill make a project for you all to see it happen.
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it needs to have an inlet and an exit and thats it. oh yeah and it shouldnt leak
    
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HAHA i knew that. Have that all modeled, i just wasnt sure if i need anything special, ill get some pics for you guys to look at in a bit. I have graduation today (High School) so im a wee bit busy.
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post #4 of 35
make sure your inlet / outlet are seperated by some sort of wall, otherwise could induce some sick turbulence...
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Yeah give us some build pic's when you start building, we love pic's...

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post #6 of 35
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How it is designed the inlet fills a small "bay" filling it over an edge creating a "waterfall". The water falls into a lower chamber filling it flowing to the outlet. Thanks for the link, good information. And Ill get those pics posted of me working in the coming weeks when i start.
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post #7 of 35
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Here are some of my prelimenary designs. Let me know what you think...




(The lighter part is the top chamber leading to the bottom water pit)

Its gonna fit in 2 bays (all the room i have on my antec 900 with a cd/dvd drive in). Still looking at different methods to hold it in without screws.
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i like it!
    
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post #9 of 35
Looks like the CD waterfall res, but with an extra flat part on the waterfall.
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post #10 of 35
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Originally I was goin gto purchase CD's 3-bay res, but with both space requirments (3-bays vs i only have 2 bays) and the lack of me having $100, i decided to try my hand at my own.
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