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  1. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    This is something I really could have used when I worked for my dad...I don't know HOW many times I've stripped back cat 3, 5 and even 6 let alone the sheething on the copper itself... this damn thing coulda cut the time in half.

    Anyone have one of these??

    http://www.quikstrip.com/

    Looks like it woulda taken half the time to rewire my Escort and done it the right way had I had one of these. :worthy:
     
  2. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    i got one :)

    it is currently being held hostage in B's garage
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    ive busted 3 of those. they suck. <_<
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    :hmm: lol how'd you bust it?!? It's a wire stripper, not a hammer. :p :lol:
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    obviously.

    the top part of the cutter always snapped off. maybe a metal one would work better. all ive found is cheezy plastic cutters with a metal/plastic handle.
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    we've had one for as long as I can remember....
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I've never owned one, but I plan on buying one, in the near future.

    My dad has one, metal that is, got it at napa for like 20 bucks, and damn it really does get the job done. Its so kick ass, you can just twist the knob until you're on the right, gauge, etc.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    in other words, i got one !! :)
     
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    :owned: same shit that goes on over here. inheritance my friend. inheritance.
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    I still use my normal wirestripers...
     
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    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    I've been seeing the commercial for that thing on the Speed channel for weeks now, and I finally broke down today and copied down the info to order one.

    If the thing is breaking, Craftsman needs to get in on this and copy it, but make it tougher. Looks like it would save a ton of time.
     
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    Yea those would make it go alot quicker. Im still kinda quick with the old angle cut pliers tho..
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Sometimes I'd have to do about 40 wire runs, that means I'd have to cut 40 wires to length on one end and then again to punch them down into the patch panel/66 block, and then another 40 wires to length at the jack(s). I bet tht thing would have helped me get done in half the time instead of using my dykes (diagonal cutters).
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I have before...last resort option.... and it don't work too well. :ph34r:
     
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    used some kinda like that before. they were metal, and so kicked ass, it's one of the first things on the new tool list.
     
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    i got teef a lighter and when i can find them the good oll red handle things with the yellow blue and red dots :D watch the mlive wires, puting one in your mouth wouldint me to fun im sure :p
     
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    yea, i prefer those old school wire strippers also.
     
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