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#153180 - 05/21/06 04:05 PM K & T Splicing and Soldering
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Here are some pages from the 9th Edition of the American Electrician's Handbook.

They show and explain how conductors were prepared, spliced and soldered in days past.

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#153181 - 05/21/06 06:47 PM Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering
gfretwell Offline


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I use the #153 a lot when I am splicing small stranded wires (soldered). It allows you to slide a small diameter shrink tube over it for a very smooth splice in the run of a wire. When I am using fixture wires I will wrap it with one strand of a stranded 14/12 THHN.
Greg Fretwell

#153182 - 06/04/06 11:24 AM Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering
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#153183 - 06/05/06 04:55 AM Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering
Texas_Ranger Offline

Registered: 12/17/01
Posts: 2332
Loc: Vienna, Austria
Re: fig. 13: that beast is twisted left handed???

#153184 - 06/23/06 06:02 AM Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering
togol Offline

Registered: 09/15/05
Posts: 426
Loc: NW In. USA
I really need to snoop around in here more made me dig out my Handbook.. !!

I gave my Ninth to someone years back and have the Tenth, which does NOT contain these bad for me. thanks for posting them however


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