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I was thinking of getting a quick disconnect...

This piece on the end of the tubing...
http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=879

This piece to replace the nozzle on my reservoir...
http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=888

So the question is, once I disconnect the line, how the heck do I drain the water out of my system from the female end? Do I have to buy another male end just to release the water? Or can I simply push the plug with a pin or something?
    
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Best way is just to take the QD off of the tubing.
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post #3 of 6
The best way is to have a piece of tubing with the male half of the connector at one end, and use that to just plug in and drain. Or you could fit barbs and a t-line, then put the QD on the end of the extra port on the t-line and use the male you got with the QD, along with some tube, to drain it.
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quickest way
after you get it disconnected just remove the quick disconnect and drain

second best
get a piece of tubing that fits into end of the quick disconnect to push the plunger open and drain it


best and quickest way
get a 3rd quick connect and use it to make a connection to the other and drain

I use them from my xspc 655 pump/res one on the in and one on the out
love it makes removing a snap and draining a breeze

they are costly
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quickest way
after you get it disconnected just remove the quick disconnect and drain

second best
get a piece of tubing that fits into end of the quick disconnect to push the plunger open and drain it


best and quickest way
get a 3rd quick connect and use it to make a connection to the other and drain

I use them from my xspc 655 pump/res one on the in and one on the out
love it makes removing a snap and draining a breeze

they are costly
Can you believe I didn't even think of removing the disconnect end? LOL Sometimes when I try to think too far ahead, I tend to over-think it. Hahaha...time to crack open another beer.

Thanks for the suggestions fellas!
    
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Yes, just take the fitting off after. I blanked out on this and almost bought another set when I was doing this also
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