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post #10591 of 14329
Sigh, I'm getting a little frustrated on my first sleeving job. It's a Seasonic X-650. I did an 8pin EPS already. Right now I'm just using some plain black 550 paracord and sleeving the stock wires that came with the PSU. Once I get the hang of it I was hoping to make my own set of wires with black, yellow, and gray sleeving to match my rig. (here in the spoiler)
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All I have done so far is my 8pin EPS. It took a little over an hour. I just know that I started Pulp Fiction when I began, knocked out the EPS, and did the molex and fan on my MCP-355 by the time the movie was over.

These pictures aren't great, best I could do with my smartphone and daytime lighting.
8pin EPS (Click to show)


I will keep practicing, but I was wondering what it would cost for one of you pros to make me a set of cables (one 8pin EPS, one 6pin PCIe and 8pin PCIe combo cable, and a 24pin mobo) in black, yellow, and gray. It can be paracord or PET, whatever you're more comfortable with, I will pay for all the materials plus a generous tip. If anyone is interested in doing this for me, PM me with an offer. To do it myself I would have to buy more tools and a bunch of extra material for my inevitable whoopsies. If it would cost less for a professional to do it for me I wouldn't mind just taking that route. I will continue doing my stock cables in all black, because I'm sure black, yellow, and gray would be tougher to sell than just all black in the event I part with this PSU.

Also I might want to get one MOLEX set done, and one SATA set done. I can send my extra stock cables if that would help you.

Anyway, I appreciate reading this and any potential offers received!
post #10592 of 14329
A professional job won't be cheap. That pricing is for extensions, a full cable set will cost more.

It looks as though you were doing OK with your sleeving. It does take time to do a professional looking job.
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post #10593 of 14329
Agreed. The more practice you get, the quicker and easier it becomes. But just looking at your 8-pin it seems like you're starting to get the hang of it
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post #10594 of 14329
Well yeah, but then I started dismantling my PCIe connector (on the Seasonic it's one 12pin on the PSU side, and 2x 6+2pins on the GPU side) and saw all the double wires and I was like ***!

I'll keep working on it. It's a good skill to have and it should keep me occupied long enough to not spend money on things I don't really need!

I do need some more sleeving though. I got this black paracord at Home Depot believe it or not. I'm doing one of my molex cables now. But what should I do about these double wires that pass through? I guess just get close to the terminal and heatshink it? It's going to all be hidden in the back of the case, I really just want to have heatshinkless on the PSU end, and on the mobo and PCIe's where they are in plain view..



Halfway point on the PSU side!


The ATX pins on this Seasonic are soooo tight. I can't get my extractor tool or two staples in. I basically have to stick something in there to "crush" the pin or compact it. Then I can slide in the extractor. I just have to use another tool (I'm using a trim nail) to reshape the pin.
Edited by stickg1 - 2/2/14 at 1:57pm
post #10595 of 14329
Hello guys im a newbie to sleeving and stuff but im going to sleeve my build in my next case the H440 from Nzxt do you guys have eny ideas for color schemes?
i was thinking of a blue/white theme but most of my mobo/graphics card is black but i do have blue ramsticks and a blue lit h100i biggrin.gif
post #10596 of 14329
Just ordered some gray, yellow, and black telios from Lutro0. After seeing prices on having the sleeving done, I decided I rather do it myself and have it look mediocre than pay $200 for some dang sleeve put on some wires. thumb.gif
post #10597 of 14329
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Still experimenting...

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Next prototype...















Nice the cables look nice and close together with this method
Edited by Gardnerphotos - 2/3/14 at 12:24am
post #10598 of 14329
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Still experimenting...





what are these things and can I buy them to help keep my cables straight?
Edited by Neo Zuko - 2/3/14 at 2:22am
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post #10599 of 14329
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what are these things and can I buy them to help keep my cables straight?

theyre cable combs, E22 and Lutro0 sell similar ones but sever others of us have been experimenting with our own versions
post #10600 of 14329
How did you make them? 3D printer?
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