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I use enzo or bp compressions, but prefer enzo because they are a slightly smaller dia. I went with compressions on my main rig and barbs on my secondary. In my case, no need to spend a megaton of duckets on secondary systems that I'd never open the case on to look at the inner plumbing.
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Theres gotta be an online fitting retailer that sells these cheaper. I was looking at bitspower and some of the special connectors. Talk about pricey.
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Theres gotta be an online fitting retailer that sells these cheaper. I was looking at bitspower and some of the special connectors. Talk about pricey.
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I wish jab tech had a bigger selection. Theyre just a state north of me and I got my first order in 2 days. I still need to order the ek 140 top from somewhere.
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Theres gotta be an online fitting retailer that sells these cheaper. I was looking at bitspower and some of the special connectors. Talk about pricey.
Yeah compression fittings aren't cheap . . .

I just bought a handful for my sig build and spent a touch over $200 on fittings. The same in barbs would have been closer to $50 or so

As far as figuring out what you need, the Paint idea someone else suggested is a good one. Myself, I sat in front of the case and tried to visualize where everything was going (gear was still in the mail). Then I drew out the loop and went step by step to figure out what I needed.
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I wish jab tech had a bigger selection. Theyre just a state north of me and I got my first order in 2 days. I still need to order the ek 140 top from somewhere.
Yea I know the selection isn't the best but they run a trimmed shop to keep the prices great and they don't rip you off on shipping.

Are dead set on that top? Other options could be the 35x top, or the BP minitank plus.
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Yea. Its small and it bolts onto my existing pump. I like the new koolance dual pump bay bilut $130 for it is steep.

FYI. I hate acrylic so I steer clear of it as much as possible.
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Check out my sig for pics of my HAF X build before I added a second GTX480 and a 480 rad. Just for ideas.

Edit: realized imageshack has removed some of my pics somehow.

Nice pics... try flickr?
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Making mock ups to put in my haf-x.

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Oh, that's simple.

I choose those which fit.



For 1/4" ID, 3/8" tubing, the only (branded) manufacturers are Bitspower and Enzotech, and to an extent, Feser (but it's slightly off at 11/8mm)

Easy choice to make!
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