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I'm going to be buying a fully modular PSU and I'm wanting to sleeve all the cables UV Green

Want Finishes like this or maybe White instead of Black


How hard would it be to get a finish like that?

and where can i buy the Sleeving and what size?

Cheers for the help

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With the right tools its not hard, just very very tedious and time consuming,
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With the right tools its not hard, just very very tedious and time consuming,
Yeah just watched a youtube video about it, took the guy 5 mins to do a 4 pin molex connector D:

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Not hard, but detailed and time consuming. Material is very inexpensive.

However, not recommend if you're not crafty or handy. Wrong pin on the main plug can ruin your MB and/or PSU.

You can get semi and custom cables at www.frozencup.com and many other cable shops.
    
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I've sleeved my modular PSU. Basically I straightened a staple then bent it in half so it was level both sides then used that to push the pins out. Theres a thread on sleeving which can be found here.

I used MDCP-X sleeving and it's probably the best out there! The website is here. He also has tools you can order and also emails you tutorials when you have ordered your sleeves and heatshrink etc. I ordered mine and it came just under a week! Hope this helps.
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Not hard, but detailed and time consuming. Material is very inexpensive.

However, not recommend if you're not crafty or handy. Wrong pin on the main plug can ruin your MB and/or PSU.

You can get semi and custom cables at www.frozencup.com and many other cable shops.
i used to Paint and play Warhammer when i was 12-14ish and i won a painting Compitition
now im 17 im sure i can do it

okay i think i fully understand all of it now apart from where do i get the tools to pop the PCI-e and molex Heads off?
    
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Been looking around and I'm finding tool kits for £15-ish to remove the Pins from the PCI-e Connectors

do i need these or could i just uses a pair of long nose pliers or something long and thin to poke it though?
    
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Been looking around and I'm finding tool kits for £15-ish to remove the Pins from the PCI-e Connectors

do i need these or could i just uses a pair of long nose pliers or something long and thin to poke it though?
Like I said before I got a staple straightened it out and bent it in the middle, this worked perfect. Like this.. http://dangals.skinneelabs.com/309.jpg
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