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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

You could, however the point is to use the heatshrink as the holding agent, the "melting of the sleeve" is just a tiny tiny bit to help with the inserting of the cable into the connector and give the flow out of the connector instead of a gap. If you do it the other way you may not get it into the connector with the heatshrink.

Thanks! I think once I start actually getting some hands on practice it will sink in more. I appreciate all the help!

On a side note, does anyone know in general how long a package from MDPC takes to get delivered? (one week, more, less?) Just curious mainly.
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post #6912 of 14448
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Originally Posted by Demented View Post

So far:
359
359
I think it looks a little better(tried to hide the writing on the shrink a little better), but this shrink is of a larger diameter, so while it might look OK, the strength isn't there.
That's what practice is all about!

Damn! Those are looking so nice! The shrink size is slightly (looks like less than a millimeter) off. Anyone have a good method for cutting them exactly to length? I can see if they are exactly cut the same how LustroO's tool is so useful!
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post #6913 of 14448
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Damn! Those are looking so nice! The shrink size is slightly (looks like less than a millimeter) off. Anyone have a good method for cutting them exactly to length? I can see if they are exactly cut the same how LustroO's tool is so useful!

I believe they call it a jigsaw?

im not sure, I can see it in my head, but I can't put a name to it.
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post #6914 of 14448
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Damn! Those are looking so nice! The shrink size is slightly (looks like less than a millimeter) off. Anyone have a good method for cutting them exactly to length? I can see if they are exactly cut the same how LustroO's tool is so useful!

If you get MDPC shrink, you can get it pre cut, which is the best. Otherwise, Lutro0's videos have a easy way you can make a jig to cut it right every time.
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heres an idea:

450

450

dont mind the trashy writing, i was gonna paint it lol.
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post #6916 of 14448
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If you get MDPC shrink, you can get it pre cut, which is the best. Otherwise, Lutro0's videos have a easy way you can make a jig to cut it right every time.

Rgr that. I'll be watching his videos again, and I'll look for the one with the explanation on the jig.

Thanks!
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post #6917 of 14448
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heres an idea:
450
450
dont mind the trashy writing, i was gonna paint it lol.

Thanks! thumb.gif I think I get it. I'll go over some videos and see if it gets clearer. biggrin.gif
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post #6918 of 14448
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Thanks! I think once I start actually getting some hands on practice it will sink in more. I appreciate all the help!
On a side note, does anyone know in general how long a package from MDPC takes to get delivered? (one week, more, less?) Just curious mainly.

I ordered mine on a Tuesday morning....got the confirmation email the next day on Wednesday, ...and then the package came on the following Saturday. So mine took 12 days. I asked the same question about a week ago, and had a reply that his took 14 days. So that at least gives you a ball park of what to expect. Oh...and I had to be home to sign for it. thumb.gif
post #6919 of 14448
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Thanks! thumb.gif I think I get it. I'll go over some videos and see if it gets clearer. biggrin.gif

yepyep.

Let me/ lutro0/ Us know if you need any help.

Note: If you make it out of wood, make sure the wood is easy to cut...

I made mines out of commercial shelving wood.... holy cow that was hard to cut. (( I used a chainsaw/ electric saw too! )) frown.gif

no way i would have been able to cut it with a traditional saw.
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I ordered mine on a Tuesday morning....got the confirmation email the next day on Wednesday, ...and then the package came on the following Saturday. So mine took 12 days. I asked the same question about a week ago, and had a reply that his took 14 days. So that at least gives you a ball park of what to expect. Oh...and I had to be home to sign for it. thumb.gif

To avoid this just leave a sign on your door that says "please leave packages at the door" and you will never have to sign for a package ever again. thumb.gif

-coming from the guy who gets like 10 packages a week: UPS, USPS, DHL, Fedex, ETC-
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