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i'm soooo sad right now!!!

one of two TO reservoirs i bought has a humungous crack in it.. i have no idea where it came from. i've never got alcohol near it.. i've never stuck any alcohol in it... i've never banged it against anything either... its too precious that i am very very careful with it.

i've used distilled + pt nuke in the recent month.. before that it was a mix of feser dye, distilled, ptnuke, and some pentosin...





anyone got any ideas as to what happened?
Edited by nafljhy - 12/16/08 at 8:28pm
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post #2 of 46
looks like a pressure crack.

how tight are those bands
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post #3 of 46
bad batch? you should be able to fix it though with some plumber's glue or some type of adhesive
    
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post #4 of 46
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Originally Posted by cltitus View Post
looks like a pressure crack.

how tight are those bands
pretty tight i guess... ergh.. i better take off the bands on the other res.. sigh..

grr... i need to find TO and see if i can get another..
Edited by nafljhy - 12/16/08 at 8:09pm
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post #6 of 46
If you want.. grab some weld on #3 and it will fuse the crack back together. But im not sure about the long run....try it, test it. Then move on to another strategy .
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post #7 of 46
you can make a res out of just about anything so dont think your limited to that one
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post #8 of 46
i would find a different way to mought it use adjusable crimps from ace. they also have rubber pieces to keep it from vibration crazy
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post #9 of 46
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TribalOverkill Reservoir's are really nice. They are very high quality so i don't think it was a bad batch. Yes, i know you can make a res out of anything but i don't have the skills for that. I have another and i was planning on using both in my next build.

and that ends with a yes, i am limited to this one res.
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nafljhy hey can i get a picture witht he band and bracket off
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