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K & T Splicing and Soldering #153180
05/21/06 06:05 PM
05/21/06 06:05 PM
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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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Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering #153181
05/21/06 08:47 PM
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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
Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering #153182
06/04/06 01:24 PM
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Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering #153183
06/05/06 06:55 AM
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Re: fig. 13: that beast is twisted left handed???

Re: K & T Splicing and Soldering #153184
06/23/06 08:02 AM
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electure,
I really need to snoop around in here more often....you made me dig out my Handbook.. !!

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


Tom

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