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I had some time today so I sat down and went through this entire log. Amazing. You have truly inspired me sir! From your sleeving to your bends to your photography and sheer attention to detail. Even better, you include great pictures, explanations and even products that you use along the way to get those amazing finishes. I want to learn how to get those pro touches when building and this log pretty much had it all for me.

I'm even using a photo as wallpaper now tongue.gif


This all probably sounds like brown-nosing but it has helped me a lot and sparked some things for me to try now too! cheers.gif
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post #1002 of 1227
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I had some time today so I sat down and went through this entire log. Amazing. You have truly inspired me sir!

Thanks a lot. The whole point of posting a log is IMO so other people can learn and/or borrow ideas. smile.gif




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Edited by lowfat - 1/31/15 at 8:30am
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post #1003 of 1227
Looks beautiful, really clean build and great attention to detail. The number one thing for me is still that cable management, that is absolutely incredible. drool.gif How exactly do you measure the length of each cable and sleeve once you've clamped them down to get them line up so perfectly?
Edited by CasP3r - 12/15/14 at 10:28am
post #1004 of 1227
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Looks beautiful, really clean build and great attention to detail. The number one thing for me is still that cable management, that is absolutely incredible. drool.gif How exactly do you measure the length for each cable and sleeve once you've clamped them down to get them line up so perfectly?

Thanks a lot. smile.gif

My method hasn't quite been perfected yet. But I work my way from one end of the cable to the other. I intentionally make all the wires too long. After I get to the PSU end I train and measure as best as possible. Then I cut off all the remaining sleeve/wire right at the PSU. I then removed the PSU and started crimping and sleeving. Making sure that every crimp is in exactly the same direction and the cuts are precise. It is stressful due to the lack of room. I don't want to say how many times I said some very foul swear words. redface.gif
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post #1005 of 1227
Wow. So elegant.
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post #1006 of 1227
I'm a little bit scared to see what you can do once you've perfected your technique... tongue.gif

I can imagine that being quite an intensive task to do. I was tired of seeing sleeving when I finally completed the cables for my build and yours are just on a whole another level. But I'd imagine it must feel pretty darn great to look at the final product now because it's been such a long process and a labour of love. smile.gif
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I am unworthy. biggrin.gif
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Those cable management clips look so badass. I never thought I'd say that. This build.
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post #1009 of 1227
Congrats on finally finishing it man, it looks absolutely stunning. cheers.gif
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holy hell man, finished amazing!
     
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