[TowerTalk] Crimping tool for RG-174

iain macdonnell - N6ML ar at dseven.org
Mon Aug 15 16:28:49 PDT 2011

Must be .178?


I don't know about that supplier - too cheap to be true?

I seem to have misplaced my die-set that has .255 for RG-8X, and may
have order a new one if it doesn't turn up soon :/


    ~iain / N6ML

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Pete Smith <n4zr at contesting.com> wrote:
> I am trying to figure out which die to use in a ratchet crimper for
> RG-174 - the outer ferrule, not the pin.  One web reference says
> .213,but that is too large.  The guys who sold me the connectors don't
> know, and the guys who sold me the crimping tool insist it should be
> .128, which is far too small.  The die sizes I have jump from .213 to
> .128 with no intermediate sizes.
> The crimping tool that I bought is a generic Chinese type with no
> visible brand except for G and K on the two die sets I have.  If I need
> another die size, any idea where I might get them?
> --
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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