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I was looking at these 2 kits in particular and wondering if any OCNer's have any experience good or bad with them. Are the UV Red cables super bright?

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=44_1002_1003&products_id=31087

and this kit

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=44_1002_1003&products_id=30916

Again particular interested in knowing about the UV Red and whether they are super bright or a dull muddy red
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post #2 of 11
I haven't seen or heard anyone mention that kit it particular but most will tend to go to MDPC-X for their sleeving needs. It's worth checking out!
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I bought a small amount of blue mod/smart sleeve at a compUSA when I lived in FL. Let me tell you, the sleeve quality is TERRIBLE and the shrink is even worse. I cannot recommend this product at all.
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Originally Posted by tCoLL View Post

I bought a small amount of blue mod/smart sleeve at a compUSA when I lived in FL. Let me tell you, the sleeve quality is TERRIBLE and the shrink is even worse. I cannot recommend this product at all.
I can never get into the store at mdpc-x frown.gif

This really makes me want to cry confused.gif
I just placed an order for those 2 kits. Maybe I can RMA when it arrives.
I can NEVER get into the store at MDPC-X
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post #5 of 11
My "Black Demon" build used Mod/Smart Kobra sleeve and its perfectly fine, I have a sample of MDPC and while the Kobra isnt the same, Its pretty damn close.
For a cheap and easy alternative, I like it and definitely recommend it.
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post #6 of 11
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My "Black Demon" build used Mod/Smart Kobra sleeve and its perfectly fine, I have a sample of MDPC and while the Kobra isnt the same, Its pretty damn close.
For a cheap and easy alternative, I like it and definitely recommend it.

Well it's a relief to hear that. I glanced at some pics of your Black Demon build, specifically your cabling and it didn't look too terrible. The shrink looked like it might have been a little off, but I work in a maintenance shop and have plenty of access to heat shrink, I could "borrow" some if need :Dbe
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Well it's a relief to hear that. I glanced at some pics of your Black Demon build, specifically your cabling and it didn't look too terrible. The shrink looked like it might have been a little off, but I work in a maintenance shop and have plenty of access to heat shrink, I could "borrow" some if need :Dbe

If there was any let down in the cables it was my fault, First sleeve job. Once you get it inside a case though the color difference between shrink and sleeve lessens quite a bit. thumb.gif
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Well I can say one thing for sure, www.performance-pcs.com processes their orders very quickly! I am very pleased with the turn around speed of their order fulfillment. I placed my mid-morning 3/20/13 and received my order promptly by noon 3/21/13! I've ordered from many suppliers in the past few months and these guys are hands down THE FASTEST. I sleeved a small run of a spare molex to fan plug I had in my spare wire bag and must say that I am quite pleased with the appearance of the Mod/Smart Professional System Sleeving Kit - UV Red
After pulling the sleeving tight there is no "bleed" through of the wiring within the sleeve. The heat shrink tubing is more than adequaye for it's purpose. It became a very tight protective covering with absolutely no gaping or problems of any sort. The color match is very close as well and will not be an issue in any way. The pin punch tools included in this set seem to be of a good quality, might not be the highest quality available, but for being included in a package deal such as this it is a very good set. All in all I am VERY pleased with the quality of this product This is definitely a quality alternative at a very good price point. I can not speak for the color reproduction in a UV environment yet as I am limited for time before I have to go to work. I will install the 15" CCFL UV lights when I get home from work tonight. I will report results tomorrow or late tonight.
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post #9 of 11
Any sleeving kit is not a wise investment.

Its always best to buy exactly what you need and how much you need.

Check out the sleeving faq for ideas on how much you will need and wich method you decide to do.

Also get the original Molex Extractor and a 4pin extractor and a exacto knife, those will be your best tools for depinning a powersupply and your fingers will thank you.


But I agree perfpc does have an excellent turn-around time.
post #10 of 11
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LOL It's funny you commented here, I just discovered your cable sleeving gallery drool.gif
You sir, do some excellent work. I would appreciate any tips or pointers you give a new cable sleever!
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