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Old March 18, 2013, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by SugarJ View Post
Actually, what it says is that the block is compatible with 1/2x3/4 compression fittings. It means the holes are far enough apart that you can screw in 2 of those big fittings without having to use an elbow. It can be used with ANY G1/4" fitting size. And G1/4 is the standard that all fitting makers use.

The o-rings make the seal between the block and the fitting. It's what makes it watertight. I've never been able to see them on any of my fittings once they are tight.
Correct, and trust me when I say that knowing this information beforehand is a godsend.

Over the summer, I changed all my fittings to compression, and I found out AFTER I bought everything that my GPU block does not play well with straight compression fittings Luckily I had some 45's and 90's bought as well to compensate for the problem, but if I had of known this beforehand, I would of re-planned my tube route.
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