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Racey

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2 of everything is good AND Murphy sux!!!
I'm the exact same way. I hate having to resort to hackery because i'm missing some tool, or part to do the job right. I almost always buy 2 🤣 🤣

I'm running out of room..... and i have a lot of room 🤦‍♂️
 

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I'm the exact same way. I hate having to resort to hackery because i'm missing some tool, or part to do the job right. I almost always buy 2 🤣 🤣

I'm running out of room..... and i have a lot of room 🤦‍♂️
The more space you have the more shit you acquire. I started in a 1200 sqft shop and when I moved into the 4000sqft I was like space. I won’t fill this up. Now I have 16000 sqft and busting at the seams. A fork lift and pallet racking is a blessing and a curse. I joke you pay by the sqft but you got to use it by the cubic foot. 😁
 

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Honestly, it's a problem if the connection is loose. A loose connection can leave you stranded or worse yet cause a fire. Crimped or soldered, as long as it's tight.
A properly crimped connection makes the terminal one with the cable.

I’m not a hack though 😁so you won’t find those non-tinned terminals on my garage...only tinned with adhesive lined heat shrink....then the cable is 100% sealed.

Soldering is not as good, because it can wick into the cable and make it brittle. Solder is not meant to be a high load conductor, it is meant to hold mechanical connections together so they don’t fall apart.
 

LHC Kirby

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A properly crimped connection makes the terminal one with the cable.

I’m not a hack though 😁so you won’t find those non-tinned terminals on my garage...only tinned with adhesive lined heat shrink....then the cable is 100% sealed.

Soldering is not as good, because it can wick into the cable and make it brittle. Solder is not meant to be a high load conductor, it is meant to hold mechanical connections together so they don’t fall apart.
Welllllll what if I solder and crimp ;)
 
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