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Have to have the [ ] 's around quote, and after the = is who you are quoting (I didn't make that very clear before)

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Actually, many of the proper crimp terminals have a seam, but it is brazed at that point.

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I've had no problems with the Ancor terminals, and if you have a Home Depot that carries them, they are way cheaper there.

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I will try them

[Quote=PBzeerI've had no problems with the Ancor terminals, and if you have a Home Depot that carries them, they are way cheaper there./quote]


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You need a "]" after the PBzeer and a "[" before the "/".

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I've had no problems with the Ancor terminals, and if you have a Home Depot that carries them, they are way cheaper there.
John, What department do you find them in ?

btw stillraining, I was showing off,lol Use the last "square" with the "writing" in it for quotes.

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John, What department do you find them in ?

btw stillraining, I was showing off,lol Use the last "square" with the "writing" in it for quotes.
A select few Home Depot stores, mostly in Florida, do carry a very small assortment of anchor wire and connectors. Unfortunately, none of the Home Depot stores in the North East, that I've been in, carry Anchor products.

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These are the connectors I use in my auto shop. They're the best I've found, but you can't just go to the store and buy some. BTW the cost for these is about a buck a piece depending on the style of connector.

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Yep. I give all my crimps the "tug test". Fail the tug test, and I start all over.
But what if that tug test took the crimp to the 90% fail point.!!!!

Now seriously, what is a good brand or soldering iron. should a flux or flux off.

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