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#1 OFFLINE   matty8199

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Posted 28 March 2006 - 08:20 AM

I had my D* installed two months ago and I love it so far, but I'm just looking into one additional thing (minor)...

The installer drilled through the wall of the house to get the wire in and sealed it with silicone. No big deal, but I'd like to put a wall plate on the inside so it looks nice. Unfortunately, that'll either involve me cutting the connector off so I can attach the wall plate (if I go with one that just encircles the cable) or cut the cable at the wall and attach two connections (if I use a plate that has a connection on it).

What tools do I need to do this? I have a regular electrical wire cutter and crimp tool, but I'm assuming that won't work here...

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#2 OFFLINE   BillyBob_jcv

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Posted 28 March 2006 - 08:54 AM

I use this inexpensive kit - it has everything you need and is easy to use:
http://www.compusa.c...9679&pfp=BROWSE

They aren't pro quality tools, but they get the job done and are a heck of a lot better than crimpers.

#3 OFFLINE   Mavrick

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Posted 28 March 2006 - 08:57 AM

I have the same kit and have to agree they do get the job done alot better then my old crimper tool used to.




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