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Re: Crimping Different Guages question
Maine, you can't find those sexy proper connectors at the local hardware store!
But offhand...if a connector is big enough to fit 14/16 wire, and you slip one 16 and one 18 both into the same end of it...that's going to fit pretty nicely. So you strip a little more wire, feed them all the way through, crimp on both ends so you've got a double crimp in there as well. No big deal. Mail ordering the right connectors...an extra ten bucks for postage, an extra week to arrive...not an unforgiveable sin to kludge it for a one-shot job, when you're not equipping a shop for repeat work.