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post #14221 of 22174
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

You going w/ bends or adapters? Personally, I would go w/ fittings.
Bends, as I like that look more.
post #14222 of 22174
Posted this in the WC Club - so thought to share here also biggrin.gif

Any one got an easy solution to fix/attach the S3 chassis to the S3 pedestal from the chassis side questionmark.gif
Mine is set-up to screw together from underneath - pedestal up into the chassis frame, which is just crazy redface.gif

S3 Pedestal
Dual D5s and with EK Dual Pump Top.
AquaComputer Reservoir
Dual 280mm XSPC Rads with NoiseBlockers in Push
Drain for each side - tap on rotary fittings

Wiring to complete and the inlete/outlet tubes + fill port hose






post #14223 of 22174
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Originally Posted by fast_fate View Post

Posted this in the WC Club - so thought to share here also biggrin.gif

Any one got an easy solution to fix/attach the S3 chassis to the S3 pedestal from the chassis side questionmark.gif
Mine is set-up to screw together from underneath - pedestal up into the chassis frame, which is just crazy redface.gif
I think its designed so that you screw it together first, then putt in hardware.
post #14224 of 22174
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Originally Posted by Chiobe View Post

I think its designed so that you screw it together first, then putt in hardware.

Maybe, maybe not, fitting hoses and such isn't so easy in such a cramped space like the S3 ped when fully assembled, which is why best to pre-assemble the ped's componenets and then attach the chassis to it.
I have two other CL chassis with pedestals and both of those screw together from the top down.
So this one is the odd one out for me.
I will sort it out so that is how it attaches, but wondering if others had the same issue and how they went about sorting it out.

I have a few ideas, but none I'm really too excited about redface.gif
post #14225 of 22174
Okay everyone I've got a water cooling question but since it's for my S8 Thought I'd ask here first. What is the most commonly used or best Acrylic Tube size? I know this sounds like a newb question and it is since this is the first time I'm considering using Rigid tubing.

Thanks in advance for any help or advice thumb.gif
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post #14226 of 22174
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Originally Posted by fast_fate View Post

Maybe, maybe not, fitting hoses and such isn't so easy in such a cramped space like the S3 ped when fully assembled, which is why best to pre-assemble the ped's componenets and then attach the chassis to it.
I have two other CL chassis with pedestals and both of those screw together from the top down.
So this one is the odd one out for me.
I will sort it out so that is how it attaches, but wondering if others had the same issue and how they went about sorting it out.

I have a few ideas, but none I'm really too excited about redface.gif
My SM8 pedestals are attached to the case/each other from the bottom up.
With 480mm radiators in push/pull taking up so much room, I use soft tubing for interconnecting between pedestals...this way I can loosen the fittings between radiators in one pedestal then remove the 4 screws holding the radiator mount(s) to access the inside. A little slack in the tubing lets me pull the radiator(s) out far enough to reach fittings. (hope that makes sense, it's early)
post #14227 of 22174
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Originally Posted by WeirdHarold View Post

Okay everyone I've got a water cooling question but since it's for my S8 Thought I'd ask here first. What is the most commonly used or best Acrylic Tube size? I know this sounds like a newb question and it is since this is the first time I'm considering using Rigid tubing.

Thanks in advance for any help or advice thumb.gif
Didn't see this earlier....what you have to think about is the inside diameter of many water cool fittings is as small as 9mm. So depending on the fittings used, the tubing size can come down to personal preference.
For example, many brass fittings no matter what color plating they have, often have a smaller ID than rigid tubing.
post #14228 of 22174
12mm OD tube is likely to be the most widely used.
12mm OD is the Bitspower and EK size, so probably has the largest amount of users.
post #14229 of 22174
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Originally Posted by mandrix View Post

Didn't see this earlier....what you have to think about is the inside diameter of many water cool fittings is as small as 9mm. So depending on the fittings used, the tubing size can come down to personal preference.
For example, many brass fittings no matter what color plating they have, often have a smaller ID than rigid tubing.


Thanks, never thought of this but now that you point it out it makes total sense!

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Originally Posted by fast_fate View Post

12mm OD tube is likely to be the most widely used.
12mm OD is the Bitspower and EK size, so probably has the largest amount of users.


Thanks, and since Bitspower fittings are one of my choices for fittings this is also good to know!
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post #14230 of 22174
Yep, I use 10/12mm rigid tubing, and I'm currently using both Bitspower and EK fittings. The Bitspower are a little easier to use, to me anyway, but the EK fittings grip really tight.
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