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Hey guys so I'm doing a paracord sleeving job on my psu. It's my first time and I bought this pin tool on eBay. I pushed it in like in a video tutorial i saw and his pops right out with small force. I can get mine even if I pull on it really hard. The person who did the tutorial said some tools don't work right because the flex in the metal is too soft. Is there a trick to doing this or do I need a better tool? Also could use links to tools that worked well for you if I do need a new one.

Thanks everyone
-Tiger
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Go here: http://lutro0-customs.com/collections/sleevingtools
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Thanks, i was hoping there was something i was doing wrong, but i guess ebay prices give you ebay quality frown.gif
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Unfortunately you're correct. I made the same mistake and then bought Lutro0s and I can say that is so much has better.
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post #5 of 6
I bought a kit when I did mine, it broke & I just ended up using a retention clip from an LED downlight, worked like a charm & is now my trusty pin removal tool,

find something a bit stronger around the house, there has to be something lol
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post #6 of 6
There is only one tool you should use and that is the one that both lutro0 and Nils from mdpc sell. All the other ones are utter rubbish. I should know, I bought about 3 or 4 rubbish ones before I went for the more expensive option.
 
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