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Yeah get some 90 degree rotaries and have a straight piece of tubing between them.

This is assuming that the 90 degree will go past the PCB.
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post #22 of 28
Your best option, is to buy pair of back-to-back adapters (like these) and put a straight barb on one side, and a 90 degree rotary on the other. It's probably the easiest way to make tubing do sharp 90 degree turns.

Or even a pair of these 90 degree versions and some stubby barbs to make life even neater. I'm not sure the barbs on those blocks can be changed, and even if they could be, you're stuck with their positioning.
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post #23 of 28
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Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan;12130056 
Yeah get some 90 degree rotaries and have a straight piece of tubing between them.

This is assuming that the 90 degree will go past the PCB.

First card, really short tube, 90°, more short tube, other 90°, another really short tube, second card? haha biggrin.gif
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First card, really short tube, 90°, more short tube, other 90°, another really short tube, second card? haha
Oh okay that could work too forgot about that
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post #25 of 28
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
Thats not 3/8 tubing...
1. I have the invoice for 3/8" ID tube.
2. It fits my 3/8" ID compression fittings perfectly.
3. I'm not stupid, I know what size my tube is.
Edited by antuk15 - 1/24/11 at 6:13pm
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Has to be barbs guys, these blocks are tiny and compression fittings or roatry fittings of any type will not fit as it fouls the block.

That's why I was considering dropping to 8mm ID, 10mm OD tube so I can run 45 degree compression fittings.
post #27 of 28
the small tubing is the cause of this issue so by all means move to a smaller tubing. if you use something like this you can get past the edge of the block and use whatever fitting you want http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...-MBWP-C62.html
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post #28 of 28
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Originally Posted by antuk15 View Post
Tubeing is 3/8" ID, 1/2" OD But the tube was are very thin..
3/8x1/2 is very thin, but with some coils that thin wall will allow tighter bends in the long run, you just need the coils to help.

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Has to be barbs guys, these blocks are tiny and compression fittings or roatry fittings of any type will not fit as it fouls the block.That's why I was considering dropping to 8mm ID, 10mm OD tube so I can run 45 degree compression fittings.
I'd just get some coils, or run the cards in parallel with a pair of Y's. Like these. Or 90's like these.
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the small tubing is the cause of this issue so by all means move to a smaller tubing.
...smaller tubing would solve the problem, but there's no need, a few coils or some fittings and you're set.
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