Replacing cables sheaths?

geneb geneb at
Thu May 28 07:57:05 CDT 2020

On Wed, 27 May 2020, Matti Nummi via cctalk wrote:

> You can use cable lacing.
> It does not make it pretty(er), but usable.
> If You don't want to remove the connectors or cut the cable
> You cannot add any new sheath?
> There may be some fabric/wowen expandable sheaths
> which have been used on power cables earlier but I have no precise knowledge.
> Something like when You push it, it bulges.

Waxed lacing tape could be a solution and there's also this stuff:

It's effectively a silicone tape that will stick to itself.  It's often 
used for outdoor and high temp applications, but could easily lend itself 
to the kind of task that OP has in mind.


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