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post #8921 of 14314
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Where are you putting the ends?
In the PCI-E connector...
(Did i read your question wrong?)

I'll try tightening the ends tho, that might be the problem
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post #8922 of 14314
I think audio is asking where on the pin are you melting the paracord...
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post #8923 of 14314
Quote:
Originally Posted by MkO611 View Post

In the PCI-E connector...
(Did i read your question wrong?)

I'll try tightening the ends tho, that might be the problem

I think he means where on the pin are you melting the ends of the paracord.

Edit: Ninja'd!
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post #8924 of 14314
Yea sorry! I was on my phone and didnt really think of what I was saying....when doing paracord you need to really pull it tight. And then you barely melt the end...if you melt it more it will get harder(as I am sure you found out. Now what you can do is melt it down more and form the paracord to fit in the connector.
I had this issue and it was just an issue of me not pulling the paracord tight enough. Dont be afraid to burn your fingers..pain only lasts only a couple seconds thumb.gif
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post #8925 of 14314
Ok i tried tightening one of them and it fit. But other ones i keep burning the ends too much and it becomes a big blob of melted crap.I'm going to give it another go tmm or after my hands are done healing (I have cuts all over from trying to get the connectors out and stuff doh.gif)
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post #8926 of 14314
Your melting it too much lol...just a little bit should be melted, just pull it tight biggrin.gif
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post #8927 of 14314
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Originally Posted by audioholic View Post

Yea sorry! I was on my phone and didnt really think of what I was saying....when doing paracord you need to really pull it tight. And then you barely melt the end...if you melt it more it will get harder(as I am sure you found out. Now what you can do is melt it down more and form the paracord to fit in the connector.
I had this issue and it was just an issue of me not pulling the paracord tight enough. Dont be afraid to burn your fingers..pain only lasts only a couple seconds thumb.gif

yes pain is your friend lol.

Yeah you are melting too much. You only need to barely melt the end enough to get it to grab the pin. You should also be melting it where the bare wire is crimped into the pin.
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post #8928 of 14314
Like an idiot I forgot to measure my PSU cables length... How ever on average would 50ft of paracord be enough? Mind you ill be doing a 2 color scheme. I would love to buy the stuff from Nils but not sure how broke I would be afterwards.
post #8929 of 14314
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Originally Posted by pexon View Post

One from today

-snip-

Good to see you on ocn bud.

Quote:
Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

I am looking to sleeve ALL the exterior wires of my PC, as well as my audio system... This includes speaker cables, power cords, monitor (DL DVI-I/DVI-D) and Television (HDMI/Component) cables, mouse/keyboard, headphones/PC Speakers, and so forth. If it plugs into the computer, receiver, cable box, or television, I want it sleeved.

Why? Why Not? Plus, I found some wicked EMI and RFI Filtering/Blocking sleeve from TechFlex, so that'll cover the speaker and audio cables.

However, I want something that looks good for my computer cables, but I don't know what kind of sleeving would hold up to such use?


My whole build is White/Black themed, with a bit of red (via Rampage IV Extreme), so I am thinking maybe "Shade 19" or a similar color (light-gunmetal)?

Any advice/experience/"do it"/"DON'T DO THAT YOU IDIOT"/tips/links/etc would be very much appreciated! thumb.gif

Not at all, sleeving should be stretched and always pushed into new areas. Take your time and be ready to possibly have to solder some stuff.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MkO611 View Post

So after 6hrs of trying to sleeve with paracord without heatshrink, i gave up.
Everytime I melt the ends of the paracord and try to put it in the connector, it just don't fit.
I managed to get one sleeved that would fit in both ends lol

Have you watched my video on youtube on heathsrinkless paracord? It will show you how much to melt and were and also what to do if you melt too much. What gauge wire are you using as well?

Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazyCorky View Post

Like an idiot I forgot to measure my PSU cables length... How ever on average would 50ft of paracord be enough? Mind you ill be doing a 2 color scheme. I would love to buy the stuff from Nils but not sure how broke I would be afterwards.

Your psu make should have a schematic giving you this info or a review of the psu should have it as well.

My FAQ on this forum will give you all the info you need on length. You wont be too broke if you order from Nils as long as you dont get click happy lol However and I am sure you know this Nils does not sell paracord, He sells PET.
post #8930 of 14314
Yea i watched every vid i could find. I gave it another go and did what ya told me and still didnt get the paracord stick to the wire and into the connector :/
So i just gave up. I'm thinking of giving it another go after this semester's done
Anyways i did manage to mess up my cables caz i put them back in and now PC wont start lol
I'm thinking its the 24pin snice all the rest were the one's that i didnt tamper with.
Here's wht happaned
http://i.imgur.com/rOZHmhm.jpg?1
Getting this fixed thanks to audioholic!
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