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    case clean up...

    just wondering what i'll need to give my case a good tidy, as its in a serious mess at the moment!!!

    if you want pics ill get you some...the amount of wires shoved into empty drive bays is just embarrasing :/

    cheers,

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    thanks for that, might get some of that heat shrinkable stuff, not sure that itll work really...i was unaware that anything in my case got anything higher than 50*c :S

    thanks again

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
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    and thats something i lack completely

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    you need a heat gun for the heat shrink sleaving

    http://www.maplin.co.uk/Search.aspx?...source=15&SD=Y

    You also get nylon mesh stuff, but i couldn't find it on the Maplin site. have a look here for other options
    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/Cable_Tidys.html

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    cheers

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    You can also get various colours of spiral wrap for your cables from model shops.

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    A hair-dryer and a lot of patience or a lighter and a steady hand will also work for shrinking that stuff.
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    all you could even need is cable ties and time.

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    Another vote for the spiral wrap.
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    Another vote for the spiral wrap.
    bought 4 meters of the stuff from ebay for £5

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    Linky?
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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    ebay, bogof or so the seller says, if he's lying bad feedback for him it is :@

    link:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...4429&rd=1&rd=1

    2 left

    doesnt show clealy what they are, but in another ebay listing some guy had the same thing taken out of the box and it looked like spiral wrap to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Smith View Post
    ebay, bogof or so the seller says, if he's lying bad feedback for him it is :@

    link:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...4429&rd=1&rd=1
    Sorry to bring bad news - I think they are/were available from Poundland.

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    100 pack of cable ties from maplin usually a couple of quid. I got mine from a bargain bin for 45p, because the label was ripped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckskull View Post
    100 pack of cable ties from maplin usually a couple of quid. I got mine from a bargain bin for 45p, because the label was ripped.
    Very handy - I use them to mount fans.

    Also used some with round elastic for HDD suspension in the lower cage of the P180.

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