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So im going to be getting a sub to put in my car soon, and I decided to make some wiring for the amp at school today. Its two computer power cords spliced together. Hope my car dosnt catch on fire.
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Now sleeve your cables in duct tape.
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So im going to be getting a sub to put in my car soon, and I decided to make some wiring for the amp at school today. Its two computer power cords spliced together. Hope my car dosnt catch on fire.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Now sleeve your cables in duct tape.

sleeve
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Safety standards? What are those? thumb.gif

Everything is safe until proven otherwise tongue.gif
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Everything is safe until proven otherwise tongue.gif

usually after its proven otherwise its still safe

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Er no?

I've definitely used duct tape quite a bit. It is good for building stuff, just not wires.

Dont whine
it's still better than what i used with wires, craft tape

duck tape is pretty good tape some wires i would say
    
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Dont whine
it's still better than what i used with wires, craft tape

duck tape is pretty good tape some wires i would say

duct tape is semi conductive.. so no.. it would not be good for wrapping wires... if you need to wrap your wires.. go get the vinyl electrical tape... it comes in different colors.. usually the different colors are used for something specific.. but if you are just wrapping wires.. choose whatever color matches your build..

trust me.. I'm an instrument electrician

and what would be even better.. is to go get you some wirenuts.. probably blue, or orange (the color depends on the size) and then you could safely use freakin duct tape to tape it up... but if you cannot get ahold of any wirenuts or dont know what i am talking about... just go buy some super33+ black vinyl electrical tape.. its like $5 and will save you headaches in the future... even if you never have an issue with conductivity from the ducttape.. when you try to remove it.. it will ruin the wires..
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duct tape is semi conductive.. so no.. it would not be good for wrapping wires... if you need to wrap your wires.. go get the vinyl electrical tape... it comes in different colors.. usually the different colors are used for something specific.. but if you are just wrapping wires.. choose whatever color matches your build..

trust me.. I'm an instrument electrician

and i'm information and communication technologies student on year 2 (2 year of 3)
buut... i have made allmost 2 year electrical installations on my school...

ceiling lamp installation is good way to study computer stuff...

so.. I really know what i'm doing tongue.gif (and one of my teacher's was terrified what i do on my own time thumb.gif )

so, dont worry about me wink.gif
    
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and i'm information and communication technologies student on year 2 (2 year of 3)
buut... i have made allmost 2 year electrical installations on my school...

ceiling lamp installation is good way to study computer stuff...

so.. I really know what i'm doing tongue.gif (and one of my teacher's was terrified what i do on my own time thumb.gif )

so, dont worry about me wink.gif

And i'm uneducated but i love to experiment. duct tape will be fine its not like you are applying it to bare wire. i use it with wires all the time unless they are bare.

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Hey guys, as promised here are some pics of the restoration of my Gameboy SP AGS-101. Casing came in the mail today, took 11 days from china, which is pretty fast! Rebuild took like an hour to get everything perfect, lots of small parts. Unfortunately I didn't take pics of rebuild process because I was using my phone to watch a tutorial on how to do it. Sorry it isnt ghetto at all, but I figured some of you guys would want to see it. Also the game in it is an EZ Flash IV for those of you who have any knowledge of the flash cart world.





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My brother had one of those gamerboy sp's. It would still turn on even after not being charged for 5 years, I kid you not. Probably would still turn on.

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