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1) Is there any harm to the WC parts by laying the case on it's side while the machine is off?

2) Is there a device (store bought or custom) that helps with the Water Loop draining process? If not, What's the best method to drain the loop while keeping the hardware in the case?
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1) Is there any harm to the WC parts by laying the case on it's side while the machine is off?

2) Is there a device (store bought or custom) that helps with the Water Loop draining process? If not, What's the best method to drain the loop while keeping the hardware in the case?

1. no
2. http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_346_203_479&products_id=23416 or http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_346_203_479&products_id=24363
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1) no harm in laying case on the side, providing that you have paid good attention when building your loop that it is actually 100% leak free.

2) Two common ways to drain loop, tried both, no preference personally. Draining should always happen in the lowest part of your loop, so you can either, this is the most common, pull out the tubing from one of the fittings in the bottom of the case and hold it in a bucket, turn on the pump and let it pump your loop dry - will get out 70 percent of the water, then blow in air into the other end of the tube to get out the rest.

Or you can have a t-line fitting at the bottom which you use as a dedicated drain line. In the end it's the same as pulling out the tubing, but less potential for disaster.
    
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Cool really appreciate guys. Thank you!
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