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Is it easy to make a custom resivoir (sp)?


I am thinking to drop my danger den res, and make a large one.
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Yes, I beleive it is. But i guess it kinda depends on your pump. If you want to make a larger resivior I would just use extra plastic, and some caulk (if you want to get it done in 10 seconds) otherwise I would suggest going on ebay and looking for one.
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post #3 of 10
In all reality a resivior is simply a cut off milk carton (so to speak). It is simple to make, and if you have like a submersable pump and a (20 gal.) fish tank all you need is a CPU block and some tubing, and you can make a good watercooling system just like that. Just add a little ICE, and VWALA! Custom made water cooling system, thingy.
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post #4 of 10
It is easy and cheap. I used a rubbermade container, some hose barbs from Ace Hardware, and garden hose gaskets. You cut the wholes out with a dremel.



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yes it is very easy and cheap to make one out of a tupperware container or some other similar containers...
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Plastic type work?
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Plastic type work?

What?

Its simply adding barbs to a container of some sort(Thats the simplest way).

You may want to contact fstfrddy,i know he made a nice one (like pauldovi's) a while back.
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What?

Its simply adding barbs to a container of some sort(Thats the simplest way).

You may want to contact fstfrddy,i know he made a nice one (like pauldovi's) a while back.
He made the exact same one as me, infact he is the one who taught me how to make mine. :withstupi
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post #9 of 10
Mine didn't even need barbs - its a plastic tub with a clip-on lid. The pump is submersable, and fits inside. I just had to cut three holes in the lid - in, out and power.
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post #10 of 10
Yes, it's doable, you need some sort of container with a thicker sidewall, at least that's what I suggest. Also, threading the holes makes the barbs go in easier. Also, sealing up the barbs with silicone will help prevent leaks.
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