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So I'm going to order some white paracord today. Is this gonna work? http://www.amazon.com/147-550LB-NYLON-100FT-WHITE/dp/B004GYW3BU/ref=sr_1_2?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1334302812&sr=1-2

I saw someone saying these aren't hollow inside, can anyone clarify?
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post #2 of 7
It should be fine. It looks like its regular 7 strand paracord, just cut the end with a knife and pull the strands out. Good luck with the sleeving.
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That should be the same stuff. Are you going heatshrink less? If so I have a method for you I learned from Roberts25 and with a little tweaking.
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Thanks guys, yeah I'll be going heatshrink less.
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The best way I found to do it is to go to Wal-Mart or somewhere similar and get a cheapo sacrificial soldering iron. I dont know if you have seen this video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFUDqEvhmho
This is what I started doing. But anyway, With the soldering iron you can basically form the paracord onto the wire. This may help, wish I could make a video to show you on what I am talking about. But bacially you set the paracord up the same way as he did in the video. Then take that soldering iron and metl the paracord and you are done.
Good luck, and be sure to post photos!thumb.gif
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The best way I found to do it is to go to Wal-Mart or somewhere similar and get a cheapo sacrificial soldering iron. I dont know if you have seen this video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFUDqEvhmho
This is what I started doing. But anyway, With the soldering iron you can basically form the paracord onto the wire. This may help, wish I could make a video to show you on what I am talking about. But bacially you set the paracord up the same way as he did in the video. Then take that soldering iron and metl the paracord and you are done.
Good luck, and be sure to post photos!thumb.gif

Thanks again, I'll post photos when I'm done smile.gif
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post #7 of 7
I would seriously look into watching Lutro0's vids on sleeving. He has so many great tips and tricks for Paracord as well as MDPC.

I watched all of his vids and ordered a tool from him. It's gotten me extremely confident to sleeve my PSU for my upcoming build.
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