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post #1 of 32
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With these compression fittings. It simply doesnt work.. You cant tighen them because the ******* thing is not straight and it leaks from the sides where the fitting is.. sigh.

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/re...rvoir-250.html

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/ek...1-4-black.html


So yey just got a new one... Waste of money.

Edit: As you can see in the picture (Sorry.. crappy iPhone) the walls up there won't let you screw it to the max >.> while the one down there fits perfectly fine like on any other block I have or rad or whatever


Edited by Lune - 2/25/11 at 5:51am
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post #2 of 32
Now, that is what I call a perfect 10 analysis. Showing weblinks to two products and not the picture of trouble itself.
Very thorough and convincing.
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Now, that is what I call a perfect 10 analysis. Showing weblinks to two products and not the picture of trouble itself.
Very thorough and convincing.
I obviously am not a troll. If you don't believe me then go ahead and try..

No picture because I dont have a good camera
Edited by Lune - 2/25/11 at 4:38am
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hmmm was going to get this, maybe its a bad encounter?
EK tends to be high quality
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post #5 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lune View Post
I obviously am not a troll. If you don't believe me then go ahead and try..

No picture because I dont have a good camera
Although a picture may be helpful, its not required, your the one with the problem, its up to you to decide. There's no reason for you to be leing. I can understand were your coming from as I have one of those Res's sitting half a meter away from me. I'm using 1/2" Compressions too and they seem to fit alright luckily although it is quite tight.

Is it at the top of the compression where it doesn't fit?
post #6 of 32
why it should leak? those reservoirs got flat surface around the hole for fittings/barbs. check your oring
or maybe another ek res that cracked...
post #7 of 32
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I ordered their other reservoir, the bay one. Everything else i got is from them but this reservoir doesnt work with these fittings. They are too fat and since the whole thing down there is a circle it leaks from the sides. If u put the stock things they give you (to block whatever hole you want) it doesnt leak.

If i use thr one that is flat (top or under the res) it works, but the ones down there seem to be leaking... I can use the top and the one down there (doesnt leak because its flat and fitting goes in perfectly fine like it should) but i wont be able to fill the res with water.. So fail.
Edited by Lune - 2/25/11 at 4:48am
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post #8 of 32
i know i know. its problem with fittings. the first made under ek brand were total craps. they were leaking randomly, they were to fat (dont fit on some of ek blocks LOL) etc. res is fine, you just unlucky got the older version of fittings.
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Its the res not the fittings using them on everything else.. Cpu gpu ram block 2 rads its just this stupid res ... It doesnt fit on it
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post #10 of 32
yes. the fittings are to big you must be hitting with it this thing marked on red.

those craps were so big that 16/10 were not fitting on ek supreme lt fittings must be small to fit next to eachother its not res problem but fittings that are stupidly designed ;P
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