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parts:wire_connectors [2018/09/30 20:42]
Matthew Upp
parts:wire_connectors [2019/03/21 03:46]
Matthew Upp
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 ==== Crimping ==== ==== Crimping ====
 [[https://​amzn.to/​2xnMfSq|Engineer Inc PA-20 Precise Universal Wire Terminal Crimping Tool]] \\ [[https://​amzn.to/​2xnMfSq|Engineer Inc PA-20 Precise Universal Wire Terminal Crimping Tool]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>These are what I use almost daily.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\
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 +[[https://​amzn.to/​2ukh6OQ|Engineer PA-21 Universal Crimping Pliers]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>These are similar to the PA-20 but much better for JST VH connectors.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\
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 +[[https://​amzn.to/​2UL2DXK|Engineers Precision Crimping Pliers Pa-09]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>These are good for the smaller connectors and much better than the IWISS IWS-2820 tool linked below but cost a little more than double.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\
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 [[https://​amzn.to/​2xfAnmo|IWISS IWS-2820 Mini Micro Open Barrel Crimping Tool]] \\ [[https://​amzn.to/​2xfAnmo|IWISS IWS-2820 Mini Micro Open Barrel Crimping Tool]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>Not the greatest but probably good enough for occasional use. The three pairs I have of these all have some difference in quality but for the price I didn't expect much.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\
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 [[https://​amzn.to/​2paea4F|IWISS SN-2549 Crimping Tool]] \\ [[https://​amzn.to/​2paea4F|IWISS SN-2549 Crimping Tool]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>This was my first crimping tool for wire-to-board type connectors before I knew any better. They crimp both the wire and the insulation at the same time but in my opinion are more of a pain to use than the other tools that you first crimp the wire then the insulation.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\
  
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 ==== Wire Stripper ==== ==== Wire Stripper ====
 +[[https://​amzn.to/​2OnVx9n|Klein Tools 1019 Klein Kurve Wire Stripper / Crimper / Cutter]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>My most used and preferred wire stripping tool. I thought the Irwin tool below was great but I think that was because in the past I always had used cheap tools. I was hesitant to try this pair due to my past experiences with lower quality tools of this style. I rarely use the Irwin tool anymore. </​wrap></​wrap>​
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 [[https://​amzn.to/​2xmCBQ1|IRWIN VISE-GRIP 2078300 Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper, 8"]] \\ [[https://​amzn.to/​2xmCBQ1|IRWIN VISE-GRIP 2078300 Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper, 8"]] \\
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>These work okay but I prefer the Klein Tools 1019. I find these don't work too well when you only to remove two or three millimeters.</​wrap></​wrap>​
  
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parts/wire_connectors.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/23 06:11 by Matthew Upp