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Thats wut worm-drive hose clamps are for. Makes it tight and never have to worry.
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Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
I could see one problem with this idea. Every time you smell anything remotely perfume-like, you'll go into "OMG THERE'S A LEAK!!" mode.
Thats what would happen to me .. lol
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Thats wut worm-drive hose clamps are for. Makes it tight and never have to worry.
Not really

You can tighten then so tight that it actually cuts the tube off the barb....
    
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Originally Posted by DrasT-X View Post
But what if you'r rig is under the desk, or (whats more possible) don't have a side window ?
Then cut one man, good gah, get to modding!

On a serious note, I suppose it would be beneficial to have a thorough leak test before final installation, and the weekly or so occasional check if you had the rig under a desk or whatnot though.
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@ OP

I forgot to use use my brakes.
Why did you break my rig?
    
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post #15 of 18
IMO its better to leak test before runing the rig. unless killing it is a rick your willing to take.. Odds are much higher. I got in some WC stuff that was used and leak tested yesterday and it leaked.
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IMO its better to leak test before runing the rig. unless killing it is a rick your willing to take.. Odds are much higher. I got in some WC stuff that was used and leak tested yesterday and it leaked.
QFT. I always do a 12 hour leak test whenever i do anything to my loop.
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You just need to have one of these sitting at the bottom of your case

    
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post #18 of 18
Leak Frog anyone?

http://www.amazon.com/tag/leak%20frog


I leak test for a few hours and then install. I then monitor for the first few weeks (with UV) After that, I usually buy something else and have to tear the loop apart anyways, lol. Good idea, but it would also stink to flush the loop. (lawl, puns FTW :/)



lol, thats what I get for not finishing a post and helping a customer at work. I would heve been the first with the leak frog reference, lol. The video is better than a link anyhow.
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