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All right, had to pause work and watch Star Wars: Return of the Jedi on Spike TV

As work resumed, I ran into a snag (did this with the PCI-E cable, too): The 1 pin I had to solder to the wire does not lock into the socket. Any tips or ideas?

I still will post pictures, but not until I get this one fuggered out.
Superglue. No kidding! I used it on a fan plug that was giving me flack. That or see if there is a prong on it that has been pushed down, usually the prong catches an inside lip in the plug and keeps the pin from pulling out.
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Yeah, the pins are fine- I was thinking of using hot glue to hold it in place. Would that work better?
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post #53 of 93
Hot glue would also work ....

Think that if I ask you to make me an extention ya would?
    
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As promised. Hot glue worked but it sure was a tight fit in there.

Now...To hopefully resolve the PCI-E cable :\\




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Looking nice Burn! It makes me think of the robot retriever things in the Matrix
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Thanks bro I tried something different this time with the EPS cable...Instead of sleeving all 8 cables together, I sleeved the +12 (red) and the ground (black) separately...Hopefully it'll allow for a tighter bend around the motherboard, as well as having that "something-nobody's-done-before" look to it
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Thanks bro I tried something different this time with the EPS cable...Instead of sleeving all 8 cables together, I sleeved the +12 (red) and the ground (black) separately...Hopefully it'll allow for a tighter bend around the motherboard, as well as having that "something-nobody's-done-before" look to it
*wheres that 'worthless without pics' smiley when you need it*

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Look at pichers 3,4,5 You'll see the individually sleeved lines.
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Lol, sorry I couldnt reply to you in chat, but yes, they do look very nice. One thing i found very interesting "Aubuchon" lol thats a hiliarous name.
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looks nice
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