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Re: FTZ battery lug crimper
Since those hydraulic crimpers are always for metric wire sizes ("9x dies: 4, 6, 8, 10, 16, 25, 35, 50, 70mm2 ") they will not properly crimp SAE or AWG wire sizes, found in the US. And of course, everyone "in the business" in the US insists that properly sized dies are critical, that "close" is not good enough.
Leaving the question of why some clever Chinese tool maker doesn't supply US die sizes for the US market. (shrug)
Or, perhaps close is good enough and all the sized dies business is nonsense?