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Sleeving a Fan with Expandable Sleeving

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    yea sure thing :) let me see what my cam can handle!
     
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    Nice guide... I did this with many cables in my case (bright UV orange) - I wish I had seen your tip about melting the end of the sleeve itself before doing mine!!!

    One thing I learned is that I wont do that project again unless I got a ton of time on my hands. Next PSU I buy will be pre-sleeved! And if I can get pre-sleeved fan, I'll go for that too :rolleyes:

    It really makes a difference in the look of a windowed case.
     
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    Thanks. One time before I sleeved a PSU. It wasn't hard, but it did take a lot of time. IIRC I think I did it while my motherboard was being RMA'ed. I had nothing but time then... :(
     
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    Hairdryer works great for shrinking heatshrink tubing. Probably heat guns as well. I find open flames sometimes tend to burn holes if you're not REALLY careful.

    Otherwise great article!
     
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    That's why I mentioned this. The really cheap gossy stuff always burns. The better flat stuff rarely burns, unless you hold the flame there longer than really needed. I have accress to a small heat gun which does work well, but many people don't have access to one. A hairdryer has never worked for me, but maybe I'm too impatient. That's why I go for the flame: instant gratification! ;)
     
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