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U-Trim Strips, where to buy?

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Hello Forum,

Currently cutting around my case and I have noticed over the years people use a sort of trim strip dubbed "U-Trim" that hugs your edge nice and snug and prevents cuts and scratches when working aorund that area and also gives the case a nice look.

I have spent an entire day on the internet, from eBay to Amazon, Lowes and Home Depot, I cannot find one retailer that sells them to save my life.

I give up at this point, but I would be eternally grateful if someone here can refer me to a place where I can buy me 8 ft. That's all I want, 8 ft and I'll be happy.

Much thanks in advance.
post #2 of 10
Is this what you're looking for?

http://www.mnpctech.com/UChannel.html
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Yes, oh my god, thank you R4V3N.
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Sorry to flame a little, but do you guys know what Google is? tongue.gif
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Sorry to flame a little, but do you guys know what Google is? tongue.gif

Is that the number one followed by one hundred zeros? (10^100)
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Is that the number one followed by one hundred zeros? (10^100)

Ha! thumb.gif
post #8 of 10
You can also find something similar at automotive stores; normally used for the edges on your car doors.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_edge-trim-black-cowles_99990944-p?searchTerm=trim
 
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On my last case mod which was on a very small budget I used 5mm piping and cut one side of it.
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You can also find something similar at automotive stores; normally used for the edges on your car doors.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_edge-trim-black-cowles_99990944-p?searchTerm=trim

Thanks Cheezman, that was very helpful. I just got back from Advanced Auto and bought that exact spool.

The one I got right now works, but the edge housing is a bit too big. I think the one's I'll be receiving Monday from MNPCTech will be the perfect fit.
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