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Old 04-10-2012, 09:21 PM   #9
knary
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Originally Posted by Hedge36 View Post
Ordered red flag terminals for all the re-wiring, plus a fancy-pants ratcheting crimper.

Received said flag terminals and crimper.

Realized that one needs a fancy-pants ratcheting crimper with dies specifically for flag terminals

Crimper ordered.

Sigh.


Step 1. suspend heavy-ish item by wire.
Step 2. put two layers of paint on item
Step 3. while putting third layer on, watch in disbelief as wire comes undone and item drops onto ground into dirt and leaf litter.
Step 4. shake can vigorously and debate just painting over all of it, sticks, bugs, leaves, and all.
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