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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
Dont know much about koolertek but furryletters has great black cleancut, cant see anything thru it at all.

MDPC is the best most say, i just used some blue from mdpc and i really liked it.

If your worried about colors showing thru spray paint them real quick or get a sharpie. I didnt have a need for this using mdpc or furrys.

I have used the heatshrink from koolertek tho, its good but not very thin. Just becareful so you can get your pin inside the connector.

What colors are you going with? IF all black then buy from furry and get the heatshrink from koolertek if your using colors buy from mdpc.
Well, originally I wanted to do black w/ white accents on a new Strider Plus 750 in my stacker 832, but I'm putting my mod on the back burner for a bit. Now I'm planning on doing black w/ red accents on my crappy OCZ in my HAF 922 or all black if I decide that's easier. I was thinking I might get 75' of black from furry letters and then 25' of red from koolertek because I want to keep the cost down since I'm sleeving a lame PSU. I take it I would want 1/8" sleeving and 1/8" heatshrink, correct?

Thanks a lot!
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post #1242 of 14491
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Nils doesn't give anything to resellers, because "MDPC is more than just a product" - as everyone knows who ever bought from him. He doesn't like the simple mentality of people to just buy something and sell it for more. He never responds to resellers. He also states this philosophy in "about MDPC-X". Therefore: Your reseller-friend can wait for a reply ... but will never get one.
I can back this up. MDPC isn't your typical business where every customer is treated as just another number or some more profit . MDPC is personalised and takes care of the enthusiasts who buy from there. Anyone who has ever purchased sleeve from Nils and received it with a drawing on the back and special instructions will know exactly what I mean. This is not a common 'business' practice for other companies. To allow another person to re-sell the sleeving in another part of the world where he has little to no control over the proceedings is something I don't think Nils would ever allow. MDPC IS Nils. It just wouldn't be the same to receive MDPC sleeve without the drawing on the package, without the "Krissy Edition" etc on the pin remover and all the other things Nils does for us when we buy from him.

I'm not trying to shoot down the idea of re-selling as yes, it would definitely help with shipping costs. It would be cheaper for me to order it from the US too. But I feel it would potentially destroy the spirit of MDPC and what the name stands for. These products are exotic and the best of the best and I personally don't mind paying a little more for shipping because I want to support the man that has made this all possible. I hope you all understand what I mean
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post #1243 of 14491
1/8 sleeve and 3/16 heatshrink, 1/8hs is too small.
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post #1244 of 14491
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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
1/8 sleeve and 3/16 heatshrink, 1/8hs is too small.
Oooo... Koolertek doesn't stock 3/16" Only 1/8" or 1/4"

Is 1/4" too big?
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post #1245 of 14491
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Oooo... Koolertek doesn't stock 3/16" Only 1/8" or 1/4"

Is 1/4" too big?
1/4 is fine, Thats what i ordered last time. 3/16 - 1/4 close enough.

Im gonna finish my 24 today with the blue mdpc, ill post pics once its finnished.
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post #1246 of 14491
My friend is becoming a respected name in the business & I'm sure he'd rather just buy bulk. As far as dealer status goes....I'll take you word on Nil's not dealing directly w/ business accounts. This particular retailer is very like minded about doing business and I don't see this as taking away from Nil's. If anything, widening distribution w/ a great retailer that cares about his customers would be a great thing for both imo.

However, he's also a great person to deal with personally. As many have attested to on these very forums. Sorry, I'm not at liberty to discuss who atm. When I'm given the go ahead, I'll let you know.

Thanks for the advice and info
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post #1247 of 14491
As far as retailers inquiring about becoming resellers of MDPC sleeving, it never hurts to ask. After all, a closed mouth never gets fed. If Nils chooses not to respond, that's his decision to make...its his company to run his own way, and he seems to run it quite well judging by what his customers say about him. However, a reseller could still resell his sleeving, which he does seem to be aware of since he mentions it where he talks about including the heatshrink in the family packs. The reseller just wouldn't be getting it any cheaper than anyone else (other than perhaps a reduced shipping cost per foot when ordering in bulk), so their selling price would have to be higher since they'd need to make a profit. Those who use a ton of the stuff would most likely continue to get it direct and buy in bulk themselves, but having a US source could offer some convenience to others. The only way I could really see a reseller getting into a bit of hot water selling it is if they listed it on their website as MDPC or used the logo without his permission. Legal issues aside, it just wouldn't be right to do so without his blessing anyways.
post #1248 of 14491
hey guys,

just quickly will furryletters heatshrink be all right if i just sleeve front panel connectors and fans, not any power connecters?
post #1249 of 14491
The answer is the same now as it has been for the last 20+ people who asked that in this thread. Yes.
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No need to be rude about it PapaSmurf
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