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Old 12-06-2013, 04:31 PM   #1
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Is there anything I need to take into consideration-wise when lengthening these wires and putting some form of quick-release to the side of my case?

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Old 12-06-2013, 05:10 PM   #2
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Make sure you get a K plug and K extension wire.

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Old 12-06-2013, 05:22 PM   #3
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Make sure you get a K plug and K extension wire.
Yep, this. McMaster Carr has everything you need.

I'm switching to RTDs because they are less of a pain in the ass. The TKs worked great for 4 years, but I'm rebuilding and I don't want to deal with the special wire and connectors etc.
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Yep, this. McMaster Carr has everything you need.

I'm switching to RTDs because they are less of a pain in the ass. The TKs worked great for 4 years, but I'm rebuilding and I don't want to deal with the special wire and connectors etc.
if you're moving up... what u want for your existing K's ?
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if you're moving up... what u want for your existing K's ?
I've got 2 K's, a dual TK socket, and you can have them free. You just have to wait for me to finish the conversion on mine, which will be in a week(ish). In fact, I'm expecting my RTDs today, so if they show up, I might get the rebuild done this wkend. Note they are 4 years old, so not so pretty.

PM me an address and I'll shoot them out to you.
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I've got 2 K's, a dual TK socket, and you can have them free. You just have to wait for me to finish the conversion on mine, which will be in a week(ish). In fact, I'm expecting my RTDs today, so if they show up, I might get the rebuild done this wkend. Note they are 4 years old, so not so pretty.

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BigFloppy, if you don't need all of them, I'm just building mine and didn't even realize these existed

I'd need a female plug and male connector if you could spare. If not, no worries.
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I'll forward on any spares once I've finished my builds, pm me your address...

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