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post #1 of 22
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As most of you may know, the mcp-655 pump comes with 1/2 inch barbs, which are a PITA to fit 1/2 inch tubing on. I'm redoing my water loop, but this is the best I could do with 7/16 tubing. Is this gonna hold out, or should I try again? Out of like 3 tries, that's the best I could do.

post #2 of 22
Looks good...but did you try after dipping the end of the tube in boiling water?

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post #3 of 22
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Originally Posted by Comrade Leo View Post
As most of you may know, the mcp-655 pump comes with 1/2 inch barbs, which are a PITA to fit 1/2 inch tubing on. I'm redoing my water loop, but this is the best I could do with 7/16 tubing. Is this gonna hold out, or should I try again? Out of like 3 tries, that's the best I could do.
Try again. It's definitely possible to put 7/16 tubing in that MCP655 1/2" barbs. Take some water and boil it. Put the tip of the tubing into the boiling water and wait for 30 sec to a minute.
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post #4 of 22
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I was doing the hairdryer trick, but I'll try the boiling water. Time to yank it off a 3rd time lol.
post #5 of 22
Sally forth! Lol...the last thing youd want us that tube to pop off and a manmade pool in your pc.

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post #6 of 22
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How's this? And damn, that water trick is 10000x better than the hairdryer. *Throws away hairdryer*

post #7 of 22
Yup, way better. Now time to do the same thing for the top barb!
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post #8 of 22
Much better...prolly wont even need a clamp

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post #9 of 22
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Tbh, it was so simple that it makes me feel like an idiot for using elbow grease as lube the first time I put tubes on that pump.
post #10 of 22
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Sally forth! Lol...the last thing youd want us that tube to pop off and a manmade pool in your pc.

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But but but if you do have a pool in your pc you can get the frankenstein hairdoo if you surive lol.
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