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[TowerTalk] Grips vs. clamps?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Grips vs. clamps?
From: (Bill Coleman)
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 12:20:45 -0400
On 3/29/01 7:40 PM, Stan or Patricia Griffiths at 

>There is yet another method:  Nicopress fittings.  They are
>usually made of copper (but there are some made of other
>metals) and crimped in place with a special tool (expensive
>. . .).

Nicopress fittings are used commonly on aircraft. Your local EAA chapter 
may have a crimper in its cache of tools. 

Nicropress fittings are equally as durable as grips when installed 
correctly. However, they are not removable. Bascially, you have to cut 
the cable to remove them.

Grips, however, can be removed twice.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail:
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