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re: [midatlanticretro] Re: off topic- how to hand terminate ribbon cable

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  • B. Degnan
    Next workshop bug me, I would be happy to make cables using the press for anyone who wants them, I have a large box full of parts, ends, cables, etc for (I
    Message 1 of 17 , Dec 15, 2012
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      Next workshop bug me, I would be happy to make cables using the press for
      anyone who wants them, I have a large box full of parts, ends, cables, etc
      for (I think) 40m, 34, 25 pin needs. I have never gone through any of it,
      needs to be experimented with and cataloged.
      Bill

      -------- Original Message --------
      > From: "Mike" <mike@...>
      > Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 3:32 PM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: off topic- how to hand terminate ribbon
      cable
      >
      > 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:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > > I usually use the Vise to squeeze the IDC connector. I had one of
      > >
      > > 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!
      > > ~~
      > > Mark Moulding
      > >
      >
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