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Offline twocvbloke

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Radioshack telephone spade lugs (UK Stock)...
« on: December 28, 2013, 07:42:29 AM »
I bought some more of these on christmas eve, and thought I'd give a heads-up for other brits on here wanting to crimp some decent lugs on cables without the need for stripping wire and whatnot, much easier to work with in my opinion. Like the last lot I bought from the same seller, they're Radioshack stock, so are known on the forum, as is the tool used to crimp them in place... :)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121154998505

(Picture's from when I got the crimping tool and the first pack of spades, but it's handy for those looking for the right tool, as I don't currently have a link for that)
« Last Edit: December 28, 2013, 07:44:22 AM by twocvbloke »

Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Radioshack telephone spade lugs (UK Stock)...
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2013, 08:03:30 AM »
Interesting variety of items that seller offers, not only spade lugs & rosin solder but a breast pillow & spiked condoms:)
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Offline twocvbloke

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Re: Radioshack telephone spade lugs (UK Stock)...
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2013, 06:52:03 PM »
I never saw the last two, but it's nice to know that the good old fashioned "Sell everything under the sun" shops still exist... ;D
« Last Edit: December 28, 2013, 06:54:19 PM by twocvbloke »

Offline TelePlay

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Re: Radioshack telephone spade lugs (UK Stock)...
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2013, 08:43:27 PM »
Thanks, Harry. I needed a laugh and his "see other items" link gave it to me. Quite an eclectic store indeed.  ;)

Interesting variety of items that seller offers, not only spade lugs & rosin solder but a breast pillow & spiked condoms:)

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Re: Radioshack telephone spade lugs (UK Stock)...
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2013, 09:54:32 PM »
These lugs are splendid for most uses. Radio shack lugs work great for thin plastic insulation and cloth cords. But they are a little tight for the very thick rubber insulation and thick cloth on candlesticks and some 302 cords. I have not found a source for larger gauge lugs though.

Ken