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Originally Posted by Anoxy View Post

Well that's pretty lame of XSPC =/

Guess I'll look at the Bitspower tube reservoirs instead then.

Agree with ya there....however, cannot go wrong with them Bitspower Res thumb.gif
post #57782 of 107104
Totally agree with the bitspower res....
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post #57783 of 107104
Honestly no acrylic res compares to the glass reservoirs by XSPC & AquaComputer imho. It's not even close, especially when holding a new glass and a new acrylic res side-by-side. The glass looks sooooooo much better.

FWIW, you can buy the Aqualis reservoir and pump base for it separately.

No idea why XSPC won't do that for their Photons, as quite a few people have made posts wishing they would, and it would only mean more sales for them, but probably has something to do with them not wanting anyone to take the top or bottom off of them.

post #57784 of 107104
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Honestly no acrylic res compares to the glass reservoirs by XSPC & AquaComputer imho. It's not even close, especially when holding a new glass and a new acrylic res side-by-side. The glass looks sooooooo much better.

FWIW, you can buy the Aqualis reservoir and pump base for it separately.

No idea why XSPC won't do that for their Photons, as quite a few people have made posts wishing they would, and it would only mean more sales for them, but probably has something to do with them not wanting anyone to take the top or bottom off of them.



Yeah I have the same one but am really curious as to the instructions as you posted above, since that should technically be the fill cap, what other methods would one use to fill it since the ports are literally below the tube.
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After reading that picture above, has anyone had any issues running a WC system in super low temps for short periods of time? Its -5*F where I live and I would like to have some fun
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post #57786 of 107104
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After reading that picture above, has anyone had any issues running a WC system in super low temps for short periods of time? Its -5*F where I live and I would like to have some fun

Go air and do it outside.

As for WC,no special measures other than possible condensation awareness need be taken.
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hey thunder, im an hour west of you. we got the snow AND the cold weather, -7*F and windchill of -40*F. open the window and just let the cold in...
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After reading that picture above, has anyone had any issues running a WC system in super low temps for short periods of time? Its -5*F where I live and I would like to have some fun

Stuff will freeze up with in minutes. IMO -7'C is the max temperature with a fan, then you can bench all night without freezing.
    
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post #57789 of 107104
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hey thunder, im an hour west of you. we got the snow AND the cold weather, -7*F and windchill of -40*F. open the window and just let the cold in...
Hovering right around 0F with a wind chill of around -30F but very little snow here in Cincinnati. It hurts. Can't imagine what the more northern areas are going through. The thought of opening a window for benching makes my bones chill right now
post #57790 of 107104
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Hovering right around 0F with a wind chill of around -30F but very little snow here in Cincinnati. It hurts. Can't imagine what the more northern areas are going through. The thought of opening a window for benching makes my bones chill right now

Been like -13F with a windchill of -42F here today, lol
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