Master a perfect inline wire splice

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Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by LockH » Jul 31 2016 12:45pm

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by dogman dan » Aug 05 2016 6:48am

Well sure, way easy with wire that small. Not so easy with 10g wire on a hobby king pack. That's why I went to those crimp sleeves. Not automotive butt connectors, the crimp sleeves for house wiring.

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by LockH » Aug 05 2016 7:14am

Hehe... Wasn't thinking main power cables, but at least for those "house" wiring thingees. Those electric bits running off a DC-DC converters etc. using lower power (and smaller wires). :)
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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Punx0r » Aug 05 2016 8:09am

Not the quickest way, but for large wires you can mesh the two ends together then bind it with a single strand of thin wire before soldering.

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Bicycle365 » Aug 11 2016 4:20pm

@PunxOr +1 that method

10 AWG High Strand Silicone Butt Splice.

This is my method for multistrand.

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For solid core the good ole' Western Union splice, hundred years old and adopted into the NASA builders book as the preferred method !


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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Ypedal » Aug 11 2016 4:43pm

for most 12g or smaller things i just pre-solder 1/4" worth of wire end, line them up side by side and re-melt the solder for a second.. you end up with a much tidier splice and less of a stiff section. has never let me down. ( specially when soldering up hub motor cable with 3 thick and 5 thin wires into a small heat shrink length )
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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by amberwolf » Aug 11 2016 5:10pm

However you splice it, I would definitely recommend offsettingg every splice point from every other so that when all the wires overlap, noen of h te splice points are next to each other. This prevents shorts if you mess up insulating them, and makes the bundle not a giante lump in one place. :)

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by spinningmagnets » Jan 26 2020 8:24am

The Amberwolf method, my favorite.

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Hillhater » Jan 26 2020 5:58pm

And the professional method..
Self soldering
Self Insulating
Waterproof self sealing

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Jan 28 2020 5:48pm

spinningmagnets wrote:
Jan 26 2020 8:24am
The Amberwolf method
in that case yoos gotz sum royalties coming your way. :roll:

for those rare instances when improved flexibility is demanded.
solder tack a copper chinese finger trap over the ends instead of wire wrap.
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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by markz » Mar 07 2020 5:19pm

dogman dan wrote:
Aug 05 2016 6:48am
Well sure, way easy with wire that small. Not so easy with 10g wire on a hobby king pack. That's why I went to those crimp sleeves. Not automotive butt connectors, the crimp sleeves for house wiring.
Like this?
https://www.electriciantalk.com/f29/cri ... es-195537/

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Re: Master a perfect inline wire splice

Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Mar 11 2020 2:15pm

like this minus the hammering is E*S tight-bastard preferred method

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