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After getting the right heatshrink, I finally figured out how to sleeve the shrinkless way...


What diameter heatshrink did you use to sleeve them? I've had problems getting the sleeving strands to fuse together to the metal on the connectors.
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What diameter heatshrink did you use to sleeve them? I've had problems getting the sleeving strands to fuse together to the metal on the connectors.

3/16 single wall ONLY. I picked up 40 feet on ebay for $9 with free shipping! I use a heat gun with the narrow tip and focus the heat. I find that the sleeving will first expand under the shrink, then it will melt against the wire. You just have to watch the shape of the heatshrink while you are heating it. Then I immediately pull the shrink off using a utility knife. It pulls right off while its hot and you're left with a nicely melted sleeve end.
    
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3/16 single wall ONLY. I picked up 40 feet on ebay for $9 with free shipping! I use a heat gun with the narrow tip and focus the heat. I find that the sleeving will first expand under the shrink, then it will melt against the wire. You just have to watch the shape of the heatshrink while you are heating it. Then I immediately pull the shrink off using a utility knife. It pulls right off while its hot and you're left with a nicely melted sleeve end.

Thanks for the info! I used a Bic fireplace lighter (the ones with the long tip) and the sleeve melted only slightly, had to use the orange part of the flame but that singes the pins and they turn black. Went back to a regular lighter and had better results. I was using 1/4" heatshrink. It does not shrink tightly enough I guess.
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Finished shortening the 24 pin... now have to finish sewing it

    
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Well, I did not like the way the wires on the PSU side were looking, so I went and made a change. I am running mostly black on the PSU side and will merge them with the multi-colored harnesses on the CPU side.






What do you think?
    
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thumb.gif looking very good
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Wow this build coming on beautifully
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Very nice thumbsupsmiley.png
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thumb.gif looking very good

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Wow this build coming on beautifully

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Thanks!!! biggrin.gif

Well, I finished the extensions and redid the 24 pin... now I just have to solder the two sides together and I can button this up.







    
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post #260 of 432
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Getting ever so close to finishing these PITA-PSU wires

    
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