Cored flex tubing

Discussion in 'Water Cooling' started by SticKx911, Apr 30, 2019.

  1. SticKx911

    SticKx911 2[H]4U

    Mar 14, 2004
    I’m considering using some copper pipe bends to clean up the look a little. Talk me out of it? Haha

    I can get a stick of rigid copper pretty cheap and can make pretty good sweaping 90° Bends. Run the flex over it to keep it from drooping or kinking. I already have the barbs and crap so I really don’t want to buy all new fittings to go full rigid. It’d be 1/4” ish copper pipe so there’s an element of restriction to flow, but I don’t see that causing too much of a difference.

    Loop if it matters just a cpu block, univeral gpu block, pump/res, and a single 280mm radiator. So I’m only thinking of a couple pieces as inserts.
  2. VanGoghComplex

    VanGoghComplex [H]ard|Gawd

    Apr 5, 2016
    I can't think of a really compelling reason why not. I'd personally try to get as close to the ID of your tubing as you can get with the copper OD.

    "Look at my rigid/soft tube hybrid!"
    "Which ones are soft and which ones are rigid?"
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