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Originally Posted by BadDad62 View Post

Best $10 i ever spent thumb.gif

I'd second this. I've used the DangerDen cutter for a project because it came with the tubing. It works as intended, but it does take quite a bit of pressure to get through the tube. It's also a bit unstable when you're first pressing down. I also had a slip whilst cutting, broke the plastic hinge, and nearly poked myself with that razor blade.

That being said, it wasn't bad to work with. You just need to balance strength and finesse.
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

Best $4 I've spent! thumb.gifthumb.gif
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

See post above yours smile.gif
You can find these very cheap at most hardware stores (try Harbor Freight Tools).
thanks for the suggestion. i would certainly search for one at a hardware store.
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I'd second this. I've used the DangerDen cutter for a project because it came with the tubing. It works as intended, but it does take quite a bit of pressure to get through the tube. It's also a bit unstable when you're first pressing down. I also had a slip whilst cutting, broke the plastic hinge, and nearly poked myself with that razor blade.
That being said, it wasn't bad to work with. You just need to balance strength and finesse.

thanks for the info, very helpful.
and people say being a PC Enthusiast isn't dangerous tongue.gif


any more suggestions for things a first timer Water Cooler might need? (except the hose cutter)


also, would anyone help me with deciding which block: (to achieve a great glow effect with red coolant)
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Unfortunately, the ice black (black smoked) acrylic version doesn't have LED holes sad-smiley-002.gif (as seen here )
So i'd have to choose between the black smoked version without LEDs, The clear acrylic version with LEDs or just settle with the XSPC Raystorm which is equally impressive to the BP blocks.
any suggestions ?
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I just use my skinning knife. Straight from the back country and covered in blood and guts.

Just kidding, I keep it nice and clean.
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Originally Posted by RKTGX95 View Post

also, would anyone help me with deciding which block: (to achieve a great glow effect with red coolant)

You might be able to frost / smoke the clear block but IDK if you would get that good of adhesion on it.
Edited by Rickles - 11/29/12 at 11:39am
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post #33004 of 106087
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You might be able to frost / smoke the clear block but IDK if you would get that good of adhesion on it.

don't want something that extreme, i just want to decide which option is better?

(maybe other clear smoked top blocks with led holes?)
Edited by RKTGX95 - 11/29/12 at 12:10pm
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Got some goodies waiting for me at my local Fedex office when I get off work....including one of these wheee.gif
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Got some goodies waiting for me at my local Fedex office when I get off work....including one of these wheee.gif

I have the 400mm version. Its very nice indeed.


I see your $4 and raise you...



£0.70
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 11/29/12 at 12:15pm
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I see your $4 and raise you...

£0.70


$0 free hands! lol



Don't trust free-handling blades after working in a bakery for a few years w/ some super sharp knives (and lots of deep cuts frown.gif).
post #33008 of 106087
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post

I have the 400mm version. Its very nice indeed.
Mine's a 250....400 just wouldn't really fit inside my lil case (little compared to yours at least) redface.gif

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I see your $4 and raise you...

£0.70
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post #33009 of 106087
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I'd second this. I've used the DangerDen cutter for a project because it came with the tubing. It works as intended, but it does take quite a bit of pressure to get through the tube. It's also a bit unstable when you're first pressing down. I also had a slip whilst cutting, broke the plastic hinge, and nearly poked myself with that razor blade.
That being said, it wasn't bad to work with. You just need to balance strength and finesse.

Are you just cutting thru like scissors?

You are supposed to twist the cutter round the tube while applying pressure,it will cut like butter doing it that way.
I used to cut PEX all day long,you soon get a faster way of cutting....thumb.gif
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exacto w/a sharp new blade works best for me. no need for fancy cutters imo.
 
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