[TowerTalk] Cable Stripper Cost savings-Response by DAVIS RF Co.

Jim Rhodes k0xu at longlines.com
Fri Sep 26 17:07:34 EDT 2008

Thanks for pointing this out. Wish I could find everything on your 
web site, but it certainly is well hidden if it is there. When I am 
looking for something at 2AM I don't like to disturb people & I am 
usually looking for information NOW.

At 09:25 AM 9/26/2008, Steve Davis -Davis RF Co. wrote:
>Hi Folks,  The RFA-4087, as Larry points out, is a real good stripper.  Sold
>for $ 48 or more elsewhere (above the mfr. suggested list), we sell it for $
>36.00,  below mfr. sug. list).   We also have crimp tools with
>interchangeable die (vs. many you have to buy the tool with permanently
>affixed die for one cable or similar sized cables).
>    Any parts, tools,  PolyPhaser, etc. related to our core biz of wire,
>cable and custom cable design,  please run by me as I think you will always
>find the price, tech insight, product experience and Customer Satisfaction
>to be noteworthy.
>73,   Steve ,  K1PEK
>DAVIS RF Co.,   Div. of Orion Wire Co.
>Wire, Cable, RF Connectors and wire aerial parts.   LMR, Heliax, Eupen
>Commercial / Military / & Custom Cable Design
>tel:  978-369-1738     Fax:  978-369-3484
>    TowerTalk at contesting.com:
>I really like the RFA-4087 from RF Parts
>(http://www.rfparts.com/coax_accessories.html , under "Coax Strippers and
>Prep Tools" toward the bottom of the page). Sells for $48.90 and works with
>LMR-400, LMR-400UF, RG8, 213, 214 and 9913 per their catalog. I used mine on
>regular LMR400 for a complete antenna installation at my new QTH. Never had
>to change the blades. It looks like a cheap-o plastic stripper in the
>catalog, but it is die-cast zinc and heavy duty. I have used the Ripley
>Cablematic on RG-8 and much prefer the RFA-4087. These are really slick.
>Couple one of these with a crimp connector made for the LMR-400 and you have
>a solid, quick connection.
>- Larry K5RK
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>TowerTalk at contesting.com

Jim Rhodes K0XU
jim at rhodesend.net

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