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Question Rigid Fittings and Tubing Questions

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I'm planning on buying Bitspower G 1/4" Carbon Black Enhance Multi-Link for OD 12mm (https://shop.bitspower.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=1023&search=carbon+black&page=5) , but in the description it says "via acrylic tube". Can I use PETG tubes (https://www.performance-pcs.com/water-cooling/water-tubing-soft-hard/rigid-hard-tubing/bitspower-none-chamfer-petg-12mm-od-tube-length-1000mm-bp-ncplt12-l1000.html) on these fittings?
Also, How many PETG tubes would you buy for first time building hard tube loops ( 500mm x amount or 1000mm x amount)?
Specs:
-Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic
-MSI RTX 2080 SeaHawk EK X (using vertical mount)
-EK-Supremacy MX WaterBlock
-EK-CoolStream SE 360 (Slim Triple) (on the front back panel)
-EK-CoolStream PE 240 (Dual) (on the top) )

Thanks!
 

Ralston18

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If you are going to use PETG then purchase multi-links for PETG. Not acrylic.

https://www.ekwb.com/blog/petg-hard-tubing-and-how-to-make-it-even-better/

https://www.ekwb.com/blog/fittings-and-tubing-guide/

If the question is how much tubing to buy (500 mm or 1000mm ) I would suggest the full meter (1000mm).

Allows extra tubing for mistakes.

https://bit-tech.net/guides/modding/watercooling/water-cooling-with-hardline-tubing-guide-petg-and-acrylic/1/

Not sure if you have watched any of the videos. If not do so and no harm in multiple viewings.

Overall, you really need to plan it all out step by step with all measurements etc. pre-determined and double checked.

Follow the directions very carefully include notes and fine print.
 
Apr 25, 2020
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If you are going to use PETG then purchase multi-links for PETG. Not acrylic.

https://www.ekwb.com/blog/petg-hard-tubing-and-how-to-make-it-even-better/

https://www.ekwb.com/blog/fittings-and-tubing-guide/

If the question is how much tubing to buy (500 mm or 1000mm ) I would suggest the full meter (1000mm).

Allows extra tubing for mistakes.

https://bit-tech.net/guides/modding/watercooling/water-cooling-with-hardline-tubing-guide-petg-and-acrylic/1/

Not sure if you have watched any of the videos. If not do so and no harm in multiple viewings.

Overall, you really need to plan it all out step by step with all measurements etc. pre-determined and double checked.

Follow the directions very carefully include notes and fine print.
I already have everything planned out, but I don't know how much 1000mm PETG tubes I need. (like 4 tubes or 10 tubes) I just need an estimate, so I know how much to buy.
 
How much tubing really depends on how good you are with bends. 4x1000 should be plenty, if you only screw up once or twice. That's about 12ft of tubing. But if you continue to mess up and have to order more and wait, that sucks.

Just figure you will mess up, multiple times. Measure out how much you think you need and then double it, at the least. Even the pros still mess up a bend or two.
 
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How much tubing really depends on how good you are with bends. 4x1000 should be plenty, if you only screw up once or twice. That's about 12ft of tubing. But if you continue to mess up and have to order more and wait, that sucks.

Just figure you will mess up, multiple times. Measure out how much you think you need and then double it, at the least. Even the pros still mess up a bend or two.
Thanks
 

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