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Making this thread for all the "newbie" sleevers out there. If you have never done sleeving before and you want to share your magic, this is the place. Post a picture and what you used, if you had troubles, new methods etc.
Here is mine.
I used black and blue paracord, with some solid black.
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My biggest issue I have is with the black/blue paracord. It seems a lot thicker that the black and more soft.
I really have to mold the paracord to get it to fit into the connector.
Edited by audioholic - 3/17/12 at 9:10am
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Sooo... what are you trying to do here? tongue.gif
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Just have people that never tried sleeving before post pictures of their first attempts. I realize there is a post your sleeving thread but I thought it would be cool for all,the people that have never done it to post their work, am I stepping on some toes here Lutro0?
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Just have people that never tried sleeving before post pictures of their first attempts. I realize there is a post your sleeving thread but I thought it would be cool for all,the people that have never done it to post their work, am I stepping on some toes here Lutro0?

No No, not at all buddy. Just your first post was not clear as to what the intent of this thread was for. By all means, I think the idea is a good one. I would suggest giving some instructions and what not. thumb.gif
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post #6 of 10
Would this polyester sleeve be good for sleeving a few cables?
http://www.partco.biz/verkkokauppa/product_info.php?products_id=15631

Can't really find other sleeving materials in Finland frown.gif
    
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If that's all you can find get a small piece if you can and test it out. If you have paracord also known as parachute cord or 550 cord, I would go for that. But it's all up to you what you want the overall look to be. Are you trying to sleeve multiple wires or do you want single sleeving.
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Well, I'm trying to bunch like 10 small wires from the front panel (lights and power/reset switch wires) to get tidier look.

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EDIT: Found paracord, but it's out of stock ATM.

Do you know what material the Fractal Design Newton series PSU cables have? Doesn't seem like nailon to me...
Edited by cnopicilin - 3/21/12 at 9:06am
    
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That's just sleeving....if you are trying to group that many wires what you showed earlier should be fine. It will be similar to what's on your power supply.
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Okay, thanks!
    
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