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Sorry, I meant heatshrink. I typed this before my first cup of coffee. Basically, if you have 50 cables, it takes 2 pieces of heatshrink per cable, so 100 pieces - I would order 130 pieces (30% more) to account for error. Maybe even more if it is your first time sleeving.
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Here you go bobby thumb.gif
Taken from Lutro0's sleeving FAQ, which can be found here.
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Heatshrink - How much heatshrink will I need?
Most places sell precut HS now, so that makes it as simple as adding it up with the rule that you will need 2x pieces of HS per wire.

So you add up all of the wires of your cables/things that you will be sleeving.
I.E. a 24pin cable has 24 pins. So you will need 48 cuts of HS for just the 24pin.

I always add 50-100 more pieces no matter what so you don’t have to settle for a messed up look, even more so if this is your first time sleeving.
If you are using tubing that is not precut, I believe the rule of thumb is to find out how much 20% of your total order of sleeving will be and order that amount in HS.
But again I would choose to try and do the math, for example is you are using 15mm cuts of hs, you would need 30mm of hs per wire, and if you are using 20mm cuts you would need 40mm per wire and so on. Remember to add the equivalent of 50 to 100 extra pieces so you can get a little extra.
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I'm glad I can help! This build is awesome and deserves all the help it can get! We can discuss all the details in PM, but I don't think it should be a problem. What I'm hearing sounds reasonable though wink.gif Makes sense seing I'm new and you're an old vet around here, hehe

You sir, are 'The Man'! thumb.gif
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That computer is AMAZING. I love the solid copper water cooling setup. You sir are a god among computer builders.
Thanks Kevin redface.gif
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Sorry, I meant heatshrink. I typed this before my first cup of coffee. Basically, if you have 50 cables, it takes 2 pieces of heatshrink per cable, so 100 pieces - I would order 130 pieces (30% more) to account for error. Maybe even more if it is your first time sleeving.
ahh, Heatshrink, shrinkwrap... I knew what you meant. Thanks for clarifing the rest though
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Here you go bobby thumb.gif
Taken from Lutro0's sleeving FAQ, which can be found here.

Thanks for the link Blizlake. I've seen it before, but I need to read it again as this will be my first time sleeving.

AHHH im getting excited! whoohoo! wheee.gif
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Thank you for deciding to go with mdpc sleeve. This beauty deserves the best! i hope you are able to place an order sometime soon cause i wana see this babeh finished!
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Ohhhhhh! This is exciting! I have spoilers, har har!
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Indeed you do!

Thank you so much SilentStrike! I was seriously giving up hope on mdpc-x sleeving. Without your help, I might not have ever attempted to sleeve anything.. Now it's just a matter of time-

Yes, that's right! An order has been placed with Nils for all my sleeving needs! It has apparently already shipped too! I'm very excited and will be reading up on sleeving tecniques this weekend.

Sometimes, Members here at OCN honestly amaze me, with their skill, knowledge, and willingness to help people. + rep again to you SS thumb.gif

In other news, I currrently have a wallpaper contest going with a copy of 'Dead Island' going to the winner. Anyone with some digital artistic skill is encouraged to submit an image! here's a link http://www.overclock.net/t/1260646/freebie-dead-island-for-steam/0_20#post_17315852

My and a lady friend of mine are going to see Roger Waters perform 'The Wall' in Seattle tonight! It should be loads of fun..

Oh and I have tomorrow off so today is the start of a 4-day weekend for me smile.gif

It just keeps getting better and better! WHOO-HOO!!! biggrin.gif
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My and a lady friend of mine are going to see Roger Waters perform 'The Wall' in Seattle tonight! It should be loads of fun..

So how I wish I could be there to see that.
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Probably the best show I have ever seen. Very cool!
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Patiently awaiting a couple packages from Germany... I'm hoping that they will arrive by this Friday so I can get some work done thumb.gif
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hmm dinner update while I wait haha
I threw a couple t-bones on the grill. These are from a grass-fed 1/4 cow I bought off a local rancher a little while back. Hooray for bench freezers!

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with a couple sides... and a couple beers... Yum!

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I need to find a lucky dog to give the bones to...
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