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I thank you all for your previous posts...they are both informative and inspiring, not to mention another drain on my retirement fund! biggrin.gif

Just starting my build. My extended MM Ascension (Anodized Black) arrives tomorrow, Tuesday (10 Jan), and my two Corsair AX1200s arrive on Wednesday (11 Jan). I already have the Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z mobo; so once I get the case together and take some pics, I might post them for some recommendations on color combination.

In the meantime, during the downtime while I await my bank account to recover, I think I'll try my hand at sleeving some old power supplies or some of my many Molex extension cables I have laying around for practice. I might try the parachute cord, if I can find some nearby, or I might invest in some MDPC sleeves...I'm not sure yet. Either way, both of the power supplies will have to be sleeved, not to mention the other cables I have planned.

To those that have gone before me...thank you all!
   
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post #6032 of 14275
Quote:
Originally Posted by scubadiver59 View Post

I thank you all for your previous posts...they are both informative and inspiring, not to mention another drain on my retirement fund! biggrin.gif
Just starting my build. My extended MM Ascension (Anodized Black) arrives tomorrow, Tuesday (10 Jan), and my two Corsair AX1200s arrive on Wednesday (11 Jan). I already have the Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z mobo; so once I get the case together and take some pics, I might post them for some recommendations on color combination.
In the meantime, during the downtime while I await my bank account to recover, I think I'll try my hand at sleeving some old power supplies or some of my many Molex extension cables I have laying around for practice. I might try the parachute cord, if I can find some nearby, or I might invest in some MDPC sleeves...I'm not sure yet. Either way, both of the power supplies will have to be sleeved, not to mention the other cables I have planned.
To those that have gone before me...thank you all!

Hey no problem at all and I think I can say that from everyone.

Give my video guides a look before you start before you buy mdpc or paracord as you will get a better idea on whats involved.

If I may give my opinion though, you will want to start with MDPC as its a great material to learn with and is more forgiving on the clean side that paracord. And I can say this because of the many people I have gotten started into sleeving and not just my opinion but many of them. Yes its more expencive but you will be overall happier with a better outcome.

If you have any questions please feel free to shoot me a pm.
post #6033 of 14275
that is correct is is parallel what was i thinking saying series. still you wack off the first 4 pin and expect the others to work with out splicing the wires back. i have no pin or splicing tools for this job, but, i don't think that is a big deal.
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Originally Posted by Imrac View Post

You can remove any connector from the cable without affecting the others, as long as the remaining connectors are attached to the power supply. Basically:

PS----4pin----4pin----4pin--X--floppy... X being were you would cut the floppy part off the wire.
The connectors are in parallel, not series. Series is where the negative of one component goes into the positive of another component.
On the left is a series circuit, or the right is a parallel circuit.
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thank you Imrac for making it clear ro me, now i understand it alot more smile.gif
post #6035 of 14275
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Originally Posted by cdoublejj View Post

that is correct it is parallel what was i thinking saying series. still you wack off the first 4 pin and expect the others to work with out splicing the wires back. i have no pin or splicing tools for this job, but, i don't think that is a big deal.

all u really need is some small angle cutters and a needle nose plier like in the video... just watch the video i quoted above and he explains it alot....
post #6036 of 14275
Advice appreciated...although paracord, if I can find it locally, will be fine for learning on my old/spare cables; like the M-F 4-pin Molex extender with a 3-pin trailer off of the male Molex I just found in my office pile of trash cables.

"For practice only" with the paracord. I know I won't be a Lutro0 on the first pass, but I have aspirations and plenty of time to practice (not to mention plenty of spare cables and a few dead PSUs that I can ruin in the process/practice on). And besides, I was in the military, 24.5 years total, and i know how to melt paracord, just not on this scale.

And trust me...I'm not shy and will ask when I need to...despite the ridicule I may garner.

After all, nobody has died yet sleeving...have they??? axesmiley.png


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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Hey no problem at all and I think I can say that from everyone.
Give my video guides a look before you start before you buy mdpc or paracord as you will get a better idea on whats involved.
If I may give my opinion though, you will want to start with MDPC as its a great material to learn with and is more forgiving on the clean side that paracord. And I can say this because of the many people I have gotten started into sleeving and not just my opinion but many of them. Yes its more expencive but you will be overall happier with a better outcome.
If you have any questions please feel free to shoot me a pm.

Edited by scubadiver59 - 1/9/12 at 7:27pm
   
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i dont think thats happened yet, cut themselves yes.. heck i managed to cut myself opening pack of cheese:mad:
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all u really need is some small angle cutters and a needle nose plier like in the video... just watch the video i quoted above and he explains it alot....

i'm not cutting or splicing any thing also if you notice those 2 tabs he bend back down at about 10 mins in only over lap they don't dig back into the wire like should if you had an mdpc crimper and new pin. also while very helpful not quite what i mean, i'm talking about sleeving the entire parallel molex rail with out removing pins.

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Also Lutro could you explain the whole tension thing when measuring out sleeve better it looks like your stretching the sleeve but, leaving slack in the wire but you say you are stretching both? i think it's an optical illusion.
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thats a good question bro, sleeving w/o removing pins, id like an expl on that too but doesnt look like their any other way, icould be wrong tho....
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