Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 21:04:08 -0500
From: Dan Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Crimp tool for cable ends
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Thanks for all of the tips!
I haven't decided if I will take the plunge myself, or try to persuade
the club to purchase one. It may be a bit difficult to get it through
the OF network of the club...
## I got my crimp tool from Steve Davis @ Davis RF, The one crimp tool
handles both RG-393 and RG-213. It also came with a smaller die for
With the addition of a bigger die... it will also handle LMR-600. That will
do 98% of what
most hams want. [ he also has the 7-16 dins for the 7/8 + 1.25" RFS heliax
## I recently bought 200' roll of RG-393 from Davis RF and dozens of 7-16
style male connector's. RG-393 [and also RG-214] both have double
braids..which are a
bitch to install with regular clamp style connectors. Both braids have to be
is a pita. After going around in circles for 2 x weeks, I contacted Steve..
who put the entire
package together for me..fast.... including the coax, connector's and
crimping tool, etc. His
prices were the best bar none...and it was well packed.
later... Jim VE7RF
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