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Originally Posted by OzMan84 View Post

Hey,

Just wondering what the thickest AWG cable that can fit into Paracord? As I want to sleeve all the Case cables (the ones that come with the R4) but not sure if they will all fit in Paracord or not smile.gif

Honestly it depends on what paracord you're using. 14 Gauge is probably going to be pretty close to the max.
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post #9402 of 14328
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Hey,

Just wondering what the thickest AWG cable that can fit into Paracord? As I want to sleeve all the Case cables (the ones that come with the R4) but not sure if they will all fit in Paracord or not smile.gif
I tried fitting 2 wires from a Thermaltake Blackwidow into one sleeve of 550, and while they both fit, it was very tight. I believe these wires are 16AWG? Don't quote me on that though.
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Thanks for the help guys smile.gif I have decided to use MDPC sleeving as I need to sleeve SATA cables anyway.

Placed my first order with Lutro0 for the tools, connectors, terminals, cable and going to order the sleeving on Sunday hopefully from MDPC when he opens.
post #9404 of 14328
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Originally Posted by OzMan84 View Post

Hey,

Just wondering what the thickest AWG cable that can fit into Paracord? As I want to sleeve all the Case cables (the ones that come with the R4) but not sure if they will all fit in Paracord or not smile.gif

You can fit 3 fan cables in one, or two to three of my thin 18awg I carry in stock. Also my coreless paracord can handle a bit more then normal paracord as it has not been stretched out yet.
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You'll probably have to cut and re-crimp, here's a pic of a finished product. I build new cables, I've found that it takes more time to de-pin, cut off sleeve, and re-pin than it does to just make new cables.

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I honestly don't know if it's ok to link you to an album on facebook or not, so PM me if you'd like to see more.

Thats great work as its not easy to do that heatshrinkless style! Great job!
post #9405 of 14328
Is there a reason solid core wire is not used for sleeving? Theoretically it should hold it's shape better.
post #9406 of 14328
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Is there a reason solid core wire is not used for sleeving? Theoretically it should hold it's shape better.

It doesn't crimp the same...the crimps are designed for stranded wires.
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It doesn't crimp the same...the crimps are designed for stranded wires.
Ahh alright, thanks!
I knew there had to be a reason.
post #9408 of 14328
Anyone got suggestions for someone in UK/EU that could do custome Extensions? i want purple and black but only found one place that does them and the guy isnt responding to me atm
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Contact Pexon at http://www.pexonpcs.bigcartel.com/.
He has posted a lot of his work on this thread and it is incredible.
 
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post #9410 of 14328
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Anyone got suggestions for someone in UK/EU that could do custome Extensions? i want purple and black but only found one place that does them and the guy isnt responding to me atm
Pexon or ShakMods, most of the sleevers ship internationally
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