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28653Re: off topic- how to hand terminate ribbon cable

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  • Mike
    Dec 15, 2012
      I use a drill press, with the jaws in the chuck moved fully back into the chuck. I'll mount the connector in a way that it is not going to be damaged.

      Regards,
      Mike W

      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "urrossum@..." <mark@...> wrote:
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      > > I usually use the Vise to squeeze the IDC connector. I had one of
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      > For smaller (up to 34-pin) connectors, I found that a pair of ChannelLock pliers, and a bit of care, worked just fine. The ones I had kept the jaws more-or-less parallel as they closed, so it squished all of the wires reasonably uniformly. Fast, too!
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      > Mark Moulding
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