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alright so i wass just browsing the forums today and i noticed how good a lot of rigs looked with individually sleeved wires. so i got pretty interested and looked through some guides here and on google and i think im gonna do it.
now i looked at the guide from the sleeving thread which says MDPC and furryletters, but i was going through some other threads and saw paracord. the paracord seems a lot cheaper. now for a first time sleever, what am i better off with? is the paracord any harder to work with? also what size of sleeving/paracord would i need? and heatshrink?
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post #2 of 7
Can't help you but another place to get sleeving is one of OCN's vendors,
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post #3 of 7
I would get some paracord and practice on something/ extra PSU. When you have gotten the hang of it, order some MDPC and enjoy.
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You can do some really nice work with paracord and patience. It comes out to be way cheaper in the end. Here is some work we did for a client not long ago.



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so what size paracord and heatshrink?
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^450 parachord and 3/8' heatshrink
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post #7 of 7
Heat shrink for the single cables is 3/16 3:1. It's the only stuff I can get to bite down on paracord and keep it from coming loosee. For multiple wires, I like to use 3/8 4:1. We are going to start playing with some 1/2" 6:1 in the future.
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