Tutorial: How to crimp connectors, strip wire and use heat shrink.

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Shared March 16, 2013

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A guide on using the correct tools to crimp connectors, strip wire and apply heat shrink.
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In this video:

* Selecting the correct wire gauge (AWG - American Wire Gauge) for the crimp connector.
* Using the correct tools to strip the insulation from the wire.
* The correct way to insert the wire into the crimp connector
* Using the correct crimp tools to crimp the connector
* How to apply heat shrink correctly to the wire and crimp connector.


gReGsKi GmAiL

The Best Crimping / Wiring Video on YouTube, thank you so much!

4 years ago | [YT] | 19

gary edwards

thank you, turns out I was doing everything wrong...

2 days ago | [YT] | 0

Ainstain K

Those are nice crimpers you used on the non-insulated lug at the veru end with the square indent. What brand is it? Great video btw!

8 months ago (edited) | [YT] | 3

QuantumBraced

An excellent tutorial as always, thank you.

4 years ago | [YT] | 10

Ed Draper

This is one of the best videos you've done. I've made that soldering mistake before and a number of others you mention. This was very helpful...

6 years ago | [YT] | 6

Lucy D

I went through half of this video and realised this isn't a crimped hair tutorial.

4 years ago | [YT] | 113

runinguy

This information was helpful, thanks.

4 years ago | [YT] | 2

xan778

Great video, exactly what I needed to know. Very in depth and informative!

5 years ago | [YT] | 4

hoffmachine

Nice video. I was always a bit unsure of weather to 'tin' wires before crimping. now i know not too...

3 years ago | [YT] | 5

mjlorton

My pleasure, thanks for the feedback.

6 years ago | [YT] | 0

mjlorton

My pleasure, thanks for the feedback.

6 years ago | [YT] | 0

mjlorton

My pleasure, thanks for the feedback.

6 years ago | [YT] | 0

Jorge Washington

Very informative as always. Thanks.

4 years ago | [YT] | 3

mjlorton

Great to here that...thanks for posting the feedback. Cheers, Martin....also a Brit ;-)

6 years ago | [YT] | 0

Jane Stewart

For a newbie to this, I found your video extremely helpful... giving suggestions what to and not to do. Thanks!

7 months ago | [YT] | 4

Ponkkaa

Very well thought out video. I  didnt know about correct orientation of the connector in the crimping tool. 
Thanx for posting this.

5 years ago | [YT] | 2

Wan Silver

Love, love, love this video. I do this almost everyday and I might say l learned a few things. Your video are all so instructional. Thanks for the time you devote to your followers.

5 years ago | [YT] | 0

Andy Wilkinson

Very informative, really embraces the spirit of YouTube. Stuff the detractors, you've done a great job mate, thanks, already bought the tools and can't wait to get started.

5 years ago | [YT] | 17

Jacob Falk

Invariably haha!

5 years ago | [YT] | 2

rudra

thank you for the detailed video :)

3 years ago | [YT] | 2


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