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Maybe Mainesail will have a picture of a good #6 splice, but that one looks pretty bad to me. The fitting isn't supposed to be flattened like that and it looks like the metal was torn in the middle between the two crimps. It looks like the die is way too small. Here's a picture of a nicer looking crimp I found with a GIS,
You can "over crimp"...
-Maine Sail / CS-36T
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