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Old August 23, 2007, 10:47 AM
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I am really surprised that I don't see any comments on thread tape. Now do you use thread tape along with the O rings or just the O rings or is it a good idea to use both.

Of course you would use the O rings but to me it makes sense to use both O rings and plumbers thread tape.
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Old August 23, 2007, 10:53 AM
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Its called Teflon tape for those who are confused :P But an o-ring providers a better seal than teflon tape.

Teflon tape is used to prevent leakage between two different materials or to seal threads that may not be perfect.
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Never used Teflon tape in any of my loops; the o-ring is sufficient to seal completly.
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I've found the discussion we had about Teflon tape here: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/cooli...ng-advice.html

Check it out. Starts at Page 4.
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Ive never had the need for it, o ring works fine.
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Hey guys thanks so much for the replies. This community rocks!!

This is my first water system and I really want to do everything perfect. Plus there isn't any room here for a up. And this bitch don't have any more money to dump on computer gear for a long time. Man I think if I add up everything I am into this build for over $4000
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Ive never had the need for it, o ring works fine.
Same here. Never used anything else.
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