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post #1 of 24
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Aye, i was just wondering how much someone would charge for sleeving a PSU if the PSU, sleeves and heatshrink was provided?
post #2 of 24
Nothing, i'd learn to sleeve myself. Besides of saving a couple bucks, i'd know how to sleeve each and every PSU hat fall on my hands

IF i were to feel like paying, no more than $20 tho
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post #3 of 24
I imagine you'd want to establish a rate, rather than a flat fee. I propose a modest fee for the 24-pin, 8-pin, and a PCIe connector, then charge by the foot for additional peripheral cables. What you charge will depend greatly on how easy you can make installing the sleeve.

You have to keep in mind that this won't be a quick job for most people. Expect to spend a few hours at least sleeving this guy; what is your time worth?
    
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I absolutely love the look of sleeved cables, i would do it by myself but i am 13 years old and i cant find a heat gun laying around. And i was just inquiring about this job.
post #5 of 24
to be perfectly honest I wouldnt charge any less than $100. think about it materials alone for one sleeving and heatshrink will be about $20, tools are another $10. It took me about 12 hours to do my psu properly. I was using staples instead of tools tho

but as a side note, you dont have to use a heat gun to do your heatshrink. I own heatgun and I dont use it. you can actually use a lighter, you just have to be careful to keep the flame close but not touching the heastshrink, and to keep the flame moving at all times.

If your thinking about using staples to do it, its actually pretty easy So I decided to make a tutorial for using staples i'll prob put it up tomorow.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gawdz View Post
I absolutely love the look of sleeved cables, i would do it by myself but i am 13 years old and i cant find a heat gun laying around. And i was just inquiring about this job.
Hair dryer.
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what does being 13 have to do with sleeving cables?
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I use a lighter on the heatshrink a heatgun melted my sleeving.
    
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25.00 per man hour, 30.00 if the guy has too much money.
    
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post #10 of 24
if your still looking for someone to do it, I will do it for you. PM(private message) me and we can talk numbers
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