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#1 OFFLINE   butthead

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Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:00 PM

I was looking at compression tools on e-bay. I found a zenith compression tool for around 20 bucks shipped. Can i use this tool on PPC connectors or any other besides zenith connectors.

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#2 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:08 PM

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Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:14 PM

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

In this description it says you can but a description from another seller it says that this tool is for quad sheild RG6.

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Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:25 PM

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

In this description it says you can but a description from another seller it says that this tool is for quad sheild RG6.


You'll be fine.... I have use a Thomas and Bates one... their fittings are great.

There is no major difference about a quad-shield vs non quad-shield... except for some out the smaller diameters of the connections.

It is not that much of a difference, that you would need a special tool... and frankly it would be boarder line idiotic for them to develop a tool specifically for the RG-6...

Pretty good price too.
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Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:42 PM

Thanks Earl. I saw no reason paying $50 for something i was only going to use once.

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Posted 07 February 2006 - 08:27 PM

I was looking at compression tools on e-bay. I found a zenith compression tool for around 20 bucks shipped. Can i use this tool on PPC connectors or any other besides zenith connectors.

I hope you haven't bid on or bought it yet. The reason? You can get the same tool at any Lowe's for about $18.00, or $28 in a kit with 10 fittings.




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