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The allen wrench is a size 3 not sure if it is metric or standard



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Watched the original review vid and was pretty good. This res seems to be much much better than the xspc counterpart which I've always had trouble with leaking due to poor seals. If I ever need a bay res again I think I know what I'll be picking up
 
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Watched the original review vid and was pretty good. This res seems to be much much better than the xspc counterpart which I've always had trouble with leaking due to poor seals. If I ever need a bay res again I think I know what I'll be picking up
Do it! I get my bonus soon, will be ordering this bad boy
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Do it! I get my bonus soon, will be ordering this bad boy
I would if I didn't already have 2 reses in my rig and 2 more laying around I definitely wanna see that beast in your build. Custom wiring is next on my list. It'll keep my busy for a long while.
 
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Awesome, thanks!

A video of how to fill and bleed these would be a great future edition. That's the one thing I struggled with. I'm a bit spoiled with my gallon sized test reservoir where all I have to do is dump a gallon in and turn on the pump..

Also if you're planning to go series with that, you should use the left reservoir as your first in series, and the right as second. I think the reservoirs and pumps are actually switched on these, or maybe it's just the 452...can't remember. Anyhow, the left reservoir is easier to bleed because the inlet port holes sit lower and it's that first reservoir that does all the work.

35X motors in that unit will be really nice!!
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Awesome, thanks!

A video of how to fill and bleed these would be a great future edition. That's the one thing I struggled with. I'm still not sure what to recommend with that, but it is a bit of a challenge.
hmmm, gonna wait until I can research this a bit more.
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Awesome, thanks!

A video of how to fill and bleed these would be a great future edition. That's the one thing I struggled with. I'm still not sure what to recommend with that, but it is a bit of a challenge.

Also if you're planning to go series with that, you should use the left reservoir as your first in series, and the right as second. I think the reservoirs and pumps are actually switched on these, or maybe it's just the 452...can't remember. Anyhow, the left reservoir is easier to bleed because the inlet port holes sit lower and it's that first reservoir that does all the work.

35X motors in that unit will be really nice!!
Thanks for the heads up I was looking at your diagrams to see how want my loop to go. I will make a video how to bleed it when I get all the parts that I want/need
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Yeah, I just used a barb with tubing and a funnel on a front port first and tipped the case on it's back to get the res mostly filled with lots of on/off of the pumps until I was sure it was moving water throughout. Then I switched to a top port and tipped the case at an angle so the filler ports are at the highest point and left it like that for a while bleeding out. Then I just capped them with the pumps running.

That seemed to work, but maybe a sqeeze bottle or something else works just as well or better.
    
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Yeah, I just used a barb with tubing and a funnel on a front port first and tipped the case on it's back to get the res mostly filled with lots of on/off of the pumps until I was sure it was moving water throughout. Then I switched to a top port and tipped the case at an angle so the filler ports are at the highest point and left it like that for a while bleeding out. Then I just capped them with the pumps running.

That seemed to work, but maybe a sqeeze bottle or something else works just as well or better.
Sound like something I would do. I'll try to see if there is any tricks to it when I get my pc case. Case labs tx10 Ftw, won't be for awhile but I can wait
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