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Painting a SATA cable?

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Hello all,
I have some old grey SATA cables lying around, I want to use them.. but they're so ugly inside the haf x :S So, can I paint the cables? or is it better to go out and buy new ones? I want to paint them black.. Can I use a sharpie? What paint would I use? How would I do this?

Sorry for the noob questions
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it would be better to just buy new ones in the color you want
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You could use a sharpie - I would suggest just buying new ones - online they are pretty cheap, like $1 or so each and would look significantly better than using a sharpie...
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you can dye them or use sharpie, many people sleeve them
    
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post #5 of 8
You will be better off buying new one.

sharpie will ware off or crack (ink not the cable)

paint wont really do it any favors will make the cable hotter and ware out quicker.
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Ok, I guess I will purchase some SATA cables. Thanks guys biggrin.gif
    
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Yeah. Also with sharpie, I have found it gives off almost a purple color in some light..
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post #8 of 8
I wonder if Krylon Fusion would work...here in SA a red SATA cable is ~$6, and black ones about $9...same spec, same brand, just different colours. Pathetic eh biggrin.gif
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