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post #11 of 22
Lmao...hey...the pc dust bunnies will thank u you as well.

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post #12 of 22
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My mom, who doesn't know anything about computers, just walked in to see me dipping blue tubing in boiling water standing in front of the stove. She was freaking out lol.
post #13 of 22
looks good

wish the Blue tubing i orginaly ordered for my first loop looked that good.. it ended up being purple in most lights
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post #14 of 22
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Mine does look a tiny bit purple in some light, but it's nothing 2 12" blue cathodes can't fix. http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-main-rig.html
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It's really taking shape. Can't wait to get it running.
post #16 of 22
That is beautiful... Glad to see you got it on all the way.
I have an MCP655 and 7/16 tubing... and yes, dipping the tube in water is the best way to go. I run clamp-less and I have never had any problems with leaks. You pretty much need to cut the tube to get it off.
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post #17 of 22
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Yep, cutting the tube is really the only way. I was afraid of damaging my barbs, so I just ran a razor on the old tube to pop it off. Usually when I take off tubing, I don't plan on reusing it anyways, so no big deal.
post #18 of 22
This is an interesting and relevant post to my interest.

I am building a kit for a buddy and I was considering using the barb reducers from 1/2 to 7/16. Is this a more effective way to do it, as described in this thread, I suppose?
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post #19 of 22
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I wouldn't do that. Straight 1/2 barbs and straight 7/16 tubing, that way you keep it nice and simple. All you'd need is a bit of boiling distilled water, and elbow grease. Not to mention strong hands. Btw, please don't thread jack.
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You're going to add a second fan to that radiator correct? If you don't it's effectively only a single 120m radiator.
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