[TowerTalk] Cable Stripper Cost savings-Response by DAVIS RF Co.
K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Fri Sep 26 17:40:15 EDT 2008
Do you have or know where I could find a stripper for LMR-600? Is such
a thing even available, or if so, at a reasonable price?
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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