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Amazing job on the terminal block! I always though that these things were cool for the build where otherwise you'd have 12 connectors jammed into one >.<'

Also thanks for the "push" for me to get my 6870 under water smile.gif

Having similar setups I must say that it made something click in my head: if he can do it, you can too!

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I had the spare 200mm case fan laying around that I took out of the top of my case to make room for the radiator. I went ahead and painted it as a trial run since I have never disassembled or painted a fan. I think I will go ahead and use it as it turned out pretty good. Also, I didn't like the brown/orange crossfire link, and I had a spare laying around so I figured I'd paint the spare black too to see how it turned out. It looks pretty good and I will use it too.

Oh! And I got my sleeving in.

All disassembled -

fanpaintjob.jpg

Unpainted spare crossfire link -

fanpaintjob1.jpg

All done, The crossfire link is on the fan... kinda hard to see. cheers.gif

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and my sleeving -

sleeving.jpg
Edited by PulkPull - 1/24/11 at 9:03pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PulkPull;12125415 
I had the spare 200mm case fan laying around that I took out of the top of my case to make room for the radiator. I went ahead and painted it as a trial run since I have never disassembled or painted a fan. I think I will go ahead and use it as it turned out pretty good. Also, I didn't like the brown/orange crossfire link, and I had a spare laying around so I figured I'd paint the spare black too to see how it turned out. It looks pretty good and I will use it too.

Oh! And I got my sleeving in.

All disassembled -


Unpainted spare crossfire link -


All done -


and my sleeving -

sleeving.jpg

Black only?

Good luck on the sleeving!
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Niiice, but no picture of the painted crossfire link? Looking good so far though
Nevermind. It was hard to see it on the fan XD
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SalisburySteak;12131293 
Niiice, but no picture of the painted crossfire link? Looking good so far though
Nevermind. It was hard to see it on the fan XD

I was looking for it too!

Thanks for pointing it out smile.gif
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Did a bit of sleeving tonight. The fans on my external rad were the first to be sleeved, and my they were my first sleeving job ever. I think they turned out fairly well. It was a great learning experience to get me ready for the PSU. biggrin.gif

sleeving2.jpg

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Unfortunatly, the PSU sleeving will have to wait until this weekend. I have to work all week and will need my computer. But this weekend my schedule is wide open and I can't wait to sleeve the PSU and my case wires, it should really tie the whole build together.
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Pretty Sexy if I do say so myself
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Nice job; looks very good for a first sleeving job!
If you want an advice, try stretching the sleeve more. Also, try to cut all the heatshrinks on the same size; when you put them on, make sure the little bump (end of sleeve) is in the middle.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shnur;12136094 
Nice job; looks very good for a first sleeving job!
If you want an advice, try stretching the sleeve more. Also, try to cut all the heatshrinks on the same size; when you put them on, make sure the little bump (end of sleeve) is in the middle.
Looking forward for the PSU!

Ya, thanks for the advice. Like I said, it was a learning experience. I did try to stretch the sleeve but since the heatsrink was only grabbing onto wire and no pins, it just pulled the sleeve and heat shrink up the wire. is there a way to avoid this when doing my psu? Because I will be sleeving from the pin all the way to the inside of my psu. If I srink the heatshrink around the sleeving and onto the plug pin then stretch the sleeving and shrink the heatshrink onto the psu side of the wire, won't it just slip on the wire again thus unstretching my stretch.

Any advice would be great. cheers.gif
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Try and find heat shrink with adhesive in it. That way it will be stuck to they wire and won't slide.
    
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