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I was just at Home Depot for 2 hours now trying to find something i can cover up the cuts. Anyone know where i can get those? or what exactly they are called?

BTW: If you don't know what i am talking about its like rubber where it goes around the place you cut in your case so it doesn't look bad and it doesn't damage your wires.
 

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C and U channels should be sold in your local hardware store...

You could also try sheetmetal and a ball peen... that would work too I suppose..
 

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If you're looking for rubber grommits you can get them at auto part stores. Those are for protecting wires from rough edges on round cut holes. For other shapes you can use c channel. Oddly enough that can be found at auto part stores usually in the form of car door edge guards.

Also if you have a lot of USB or similar cable on hand you can strip the insulation off it and split it by pulling it lenghtwise through the end of a pair of scissors... instant c channel edging.
 

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Go to your local auto parts store...like AutoZone,O rielly's,Kragen...etc.Be in the HELP section where they sell little odds and ends.
 

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I was just thinking Auto parts store.....

Homedepot workers are numb-nuts.... I asked a guy where the Plasti-Dip was... he sent me over to the power tools......
 

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Originally Posted by doc2142 View Post
car doors? aren't those a bit too big..?
You just cut it with a razor knife... you can 'rip' it, to get thinner strips....
 

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Im not talking u channel weatherstrip-Im talking actual rubber (1 piece grommets) made to protect wires from sheet metal,as in wires going through your cars firewall.They come in all sizes.looks like a doughnut.
 

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Originally Posted by Flexibel_kampfe View Post
I was just thinking Auto parts store.....

Homedepot workers are numb-nuts.... I asked a guy where the Plasti-Dip was... he sent me over to the power tools......
Yup, I made the mistake of trying to find techflex at home deopt. The guy looked at me like I was from another planet, said he had been working in electrical for 20 years and had never heard of such a thing.
 
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