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And finally, since this is all about cable Managment and no one needs to see another birds nest of wires,

if y’allr ready to stop f*ckin around and get serious about your cable Managment, start here..


look for cable combs, sleeves, everything in between and get serious.

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You have the whole car or just the engine?
I have the whole car, and here it is.
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Another approach to cable management is to use a series of copper tubes, like in this 1911 Rolls Royce (not mine, unfortunately.

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For the more budget minded... zip ties save the world. Seriously, I think a can probably build a car with zip ties and a dremel....

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Jesum crapes. That's an amazing idea.
 
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I have the whole car, and here it is.
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Another approach to cable management is to use a series of copper tubes, like in this 1911 Rolls Royce (not mine, unfortunately.

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Stop running up the score, Frank. That car is too got dang sexy.
 

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man.. that color combo is killer. un..beh.. lievable car. Makes you feel like James Bond every time you get in and out of the car.. no wonder @frankc is always running round in a tux talking about how he likes his martinis shaken.. not stirred and that time he saved the world from a maniacal villain.

how cool is that? super nice car.
 
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I have my cables essentially in 2 sections, the first powerbar is under the stand and what is plugged into is is equipment that is removed for cleaning/service like the skimmer and the second powerbar I have is in a separate compartment that things like lights are plugged in.

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Back in the day I used to care about wire management...

Here's one of my first drones I built, I had cable sheathing, and everything on it:
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Another one a few years later.... I stopped sheathing them at this point.
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Even when I got my first 3D Printer I sheathed the cables... (I should have cut them smaller, but I wasn't sure how much slack they needed to move).
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My tank on the other hand... pretty messy:
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It's mostly because cable lengths are never right. I have been thinking about what discussed in a tank journal post about cutting the wires and installing a IP68 connector in-line so that you can do maintenance on them easier...
 

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I have my cables essentially in 2 sections, the first powerbar is under the stand and what is plugged into is is equipment that is removed for cleaning/service like the skimmer and the second powerbar I have is in a separate compartment that things like lights are plugged in.

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can you please remove this if my wife sees this ill be rewiring my tank for the next two weekends I have already told her mine is how they all look if not better
 

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ok I'm thinking about making a cable box that consists of 2 power strips and is treated wood box with openings for the wires and mesh at the top, I will try and add a small dehumidifier to keep the cables dry and safe would that be good i have had a problem with power strips getting wet and shocking me and loud buzzing so would this set up help
 

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