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post #7051 of 14265
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Originally Posted by randomnerd865 View Post

I am a first time sleever and I must say honestly if you have a decent tool getting the pins out is the easiest part. You just push it in till you can tell the pins are pressed back and just pull out on the connector.

Easier said than done from what I have experienced. I have the MDPC pin remover, some pins come out easily, but most are very hard. If I am able to get one of those hard ones out, I either break or bend one of the notches. I watched Lutro's videos and did what he said, but some just don't want to come out. I even tried to push the tool and the cables to different directions...maybe it's just me.
post #7052 of 14265
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

Easier said than done from what I have experienced. I have the MDPC pin remover, some pins come out easily, but most are very hard. If I am able to get one of those hard ones out, I either break or bend one of the notches. I watched Lutro's videos and did what he said, but some just don't want to come out. I even tried to push the tool and the cables to different directions...maybe it's just me.

Some pins are non molex pins and tend to dig into the plastic housing, one of the best ways to remove a pin is to push the wire up and then insert the tool down so you are undigging the wings from the plastic. Once you are sure its pushed as far as you can you need to yank pretty hard on them.

When I worked on seasonics and enermaxes I always had cuts from the edge of the connectors, its just how they are made.
post #7053 of 14265
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

Easier said than done from what I have experienced. I have the MDPC pin remover, some pins come out easily, but most are very hard. If I am able to get one of those hard ones out, I either break or bend one of the notches. I watched Lutro's videos and did what he said, but some just don't want to come out. I even tried to push the tool and the cables to different directions...maybe it's just me.

My biggest difficulty is getting the tool properly around the pin. Once you have that, it's just a firm push in, hold, and pull the wire. smile.gif

Did a little before bed...getting a little better at measuring, and heating up just enough to slide it in well. wink.gif Still have lots to learn though...

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After that, I had to crash! But I'll be lugging it all into work again, and practicing some more tonight!
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post #7054 of 14265
Would someone be willing to sleeve my PSU or point me in the direction of where I can have it sleeved? How much would it cost as a rough idea with and without labour?
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post #7055 of 14265
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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Thanks bud, thats the whole point of why I do it. thumb.gif
Should be able to do that just fine as they are grounds, however the more important question before I just say yes, is why are you recrimping them. tongue.gif

because i originally cut them off out of frustration of not being able to sleeve it rolleyes.gif
post #7056 of 14265
Just ordered some goodies and soon I should be able to post my first big caliber sleeving - so far I've only done sleeving on the Corsair H100/H80 adapters that I provide.
Now I'm going to make myself a 24-pin and a 6-pin extensions for starters and see how that turns out smile.gif Some mixture of black, blue and white, not yet sure what exactly.
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post #7057 of 14265
Guys, I need some help...sleeving wasn't as easy as I thought it would be. I got frustrated because the pins were really hard to get out and messed up a few things; crushed 1 pin, broke a few notches, accidentally cut one of the finished sleeves trying to get a pin out...

I was taking out 1 pin at a time, but being frustrated and all, I took out 2 of them and don't remember which one goes where (yes I am noob.)

So, can anyone help me?

EDIT: the image was wrong!
Edited by Sevada88 - 4/30/12 at 1:23am
post #7058 of 14265
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

Guys, I need some help...sleeving wasn't as easy as I thought it would be. I got frustrated because the pins were really hard to get out and messed up a few things; crushed 1 pin, broke a few notches, accidentally cut one of the finished sleeves trying to get a pin out...
I was taking out 1 pin at a time, but being frustrated and all, I took out 2 of them and don't remember which one goes where (yes I am noob.)
So, can anyone help me?
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If you can tell us which end and which cables they are we can get you a pinout.
post #7059 of 14265
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

Guys, I need some help...sleeving wasn't as easy as I thought it would be. I got frustrated because the pins were really hard to get out and messed up a few things; crushed 1 pin, broke a few notches, accidentally cut one of the finished sleeves trying to get a pin out...

I was taking out 1 pin at a time, but being frustrated and all, I took out 2 of them and don't remember which one goes where (yes I am noob.)

So, can anyone help me?

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This should help you out:

http://www.allpinouts.org/index.php/EPS12V_-_EATX12V_8_pin

Jump your PSU with a paper clip and use a voltmeter to measure the unknown wire(s).
post #7060 of 14265
i finally got everything today biggrin.gif

60 meters of Furry Letters sleeving and 3 meters of FTW heat shrink
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Tools tongue.gif yes that is a real scalpel wink.gif, got the pin removers from FTW to biggrin.gif
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Sorry crappy cell fone pics tongue.gif
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