Walmart has those trailer hitch connectors cheaper than any autoparts place.
You can also obtain 6 or 8 conductor as well.
From: "K0DAN" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:46 AM
To: <Paul@PaulFerguson.us>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] In shack cable quick disconnects?
> At your automotive parts store, pick up a couple packs of trailer hitch
> connectors. These have male/female connector pairs with pigtails; all you
> have to do is splice your connectors to them. You might have to buy two
> 4-pin kits, but label or color code them so you can't mix them up, and you
> have some cheap/easy disconnects....perfect for creating a grounding plug,
> and cheater cable for use in the field, etc.
> GL es 73
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Ferguson" <Paul@PaulFerguson.us>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:47 AM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] In shack cable quick disconnects?
>>I want to put some quick disconnect connectors in my shack on cables to my
>> rotor control and antenna switch. Both are 8-conductor cables. I want to
>> two sets of plugs/sockets with different numbers of pins so I do not
>> interchange the rotor and antenna switch.
>> I looked for Cinch Jones Plugs, but found them difficult to find in 8,
>> 12 pin sets.
>> What would you recommend for plugs and sockets that are reliable and easy
>> use in cable to cable applications inside the shack?
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