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Modding How do you splice wires?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Zion, 16 Aug 2004.

  1. Zion

    Zion What's a Dremel?

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    just wondering how one would go about doing this
     
  2. jaguarking11

    jaguarking11 Peterbilt-strong

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    I either use my teeth or a splicing tool of cutting tool
     
  3. play_boy_2000

    play_boy_2000 It was funny when I was 12

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    Im a teeth man myself :D
     
  4. mushky

    mushky gimme snails

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    plenty of pepper and a little salt to taste.

    to splice wire: I use a soldering iron and a bit of tape, or a crimp or screw terminal. Depends how much room I have and how tidy it needs to be.
     
  5. SilentNoise

    SilentNoise What's a Dremel?

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    Wire strippers most of the time, then I'll twist the ends together so the wires form a straigth line (not that nasty T-shaped twist), then salder them together and heat shrink it up..... it's the only real way to do it clean and properly.
     
  6. LAGMonkey

    LAGMonkey Group 7 error

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    solid core wirse i use my teeth, but multi-core i use pliers.

    but remember to turn off/ dissconect the wires BEFORE you start to strip the wires with your teeth :wallbash:
     
  7. mushky

    mushky gimme snails

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    How do you use your teeth to join 2 wires?
     
  8. jaguarking11

    jaguarking11 Peterbilt-strong

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    I thought he meant striping them :duh:
     
  9. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    I would really hope so. That or you're a dentist.

    Splicing wires? Solder them together or strip them and get some sort of joiney thing (one of the screw-on deals or some crimping type thing)
     
  10. Ben '71 1200

    Ben '71 1200 What's a Dremel?

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    Hi, long time lurker, first time poster..

    I tend to use "chocolate block"* connectors if I'm lazy or I'll do it properly and twist together, solder and heatshrink if it's on show.


    * My dad's an electrician, and he's always called them that, though I very much doubt that that is their proper name!


    EDIT: typo
     
  11. mushky

    mushky gimme snails

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    I've heard them called that before too :)
    hi, by the way :)

    i think the correct name is terminal strip or strip terminal but thats quite an ambiguous description if you ask me.

    Everyone should have these in a drawer at home ;)
     
  12. Ben '71 1200

    Ben '71 1200 What's a Dremel?

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    In the drawer? I raid father's van; also useful for blagging zipties, electrical tape, multimeters, cable, random switches...... :D

    Terminal strip eh? I'll remember that.
     
  13. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    Well most people don't have a van full of electrical parts. Electricians being the exception... so a drawer or bin or something to that extent would be safe for most people.
     
  14. Fronzel

    Fronzel What's a Dremel?

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    Smilodon The Antagonist

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