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Old 28-09-2011, 12:44   #61
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Re: A Proper Crimp - One You Can Believe In

Originally Posted by evm1024 View Post
In regards to cutting wire.....

I don't have a cutter that is any good with 2/0 cable. I'm rewiring all the heavy lifting stuff right now so I'm using a lot of 2/0.

I do have a small band saw on board which makes really nice work of 2/0 in no time at all. Just rotate the cable a little to make all sides smooth.

Regards, ethan
A set of $11.00 Fiskars anvil style garden shears work very well. I can cut 2/0 with one hand. They can also be re-sharpened and when I finally wear them out I give them to my wife for the garden...


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