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It's not a big deal. I've done it before. Any recommendations as to what's the best way to do it? I did it once with my teeth...

I use a wirecutter to cut away the "stress-relief".
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Need opinions. Should I get this? https://www.adafruit.com/products/2002 Or this? https://www.pololu.com/product/2606

Is 30 awg sufficient, too?
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i tried the silicone wire; individually they're flexible but if you try to make a tight cable, the friction causes a bundle to become stiff. a looser cable like what ceesa does should be fine.
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i tried the silicone wire; individually they're flexible but if you try to make a tight cable, the friction causes a bundle to become stiff. a looser cable like what ceesa does should be fine.
You think I'll be fine w/ the polulu wires then? Good pricing and I'm sure they're at least on par with what is found in a g100s cable (Used on my wmo paracord mod).
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idk
Dare I bite the bullet and find out?
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Dare I bite the bullet and find out?

I say do it for science if you can spare the funds. I need to find out what wire to get myself.
    
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post #88 of 149
If you're lazy you can remove the plastic sleeve, shielding, IME cable, .. and stop there. You only need a cutter + you can stop after ~1 meter.


post #89 of 149
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I forgot to show you why I prefer this kind of longer USB plug.
It's because I am able to crimp the paracord to the plug.
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My ZA12 w/ a paracord cable from scratch. Thank you for the concept, CeeSA thumb.gif I'm loving it, man.
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