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Old 11-06-2011, 08:31 PM   #16
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That nice tight twist


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Big ones.
I find it easiest to twist each strand together and put a #31 on it then tape the whole thing together once all the strands are twisted together.

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Old 11-07-2011, 01:32 AM   #17
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That nice tight twist


I twist my wires with my linemans ad well. I usually strip them a little long, line up where the insulation ends twist with linemans and then cut it off to perfect length. Sounds like its a waste of time but I can do it very quickky. Not twisting works ok with 2 14's but anything bigger and its easier just to twist before hand

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