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I just got a yamaha system from fedex and well... I never put together speakers with speaker cable before. I cut proper lengths with 1 1/2 inches spare for the ends for each speaker... I just dont know how to expose the tip ><;;


I Couldn't find any wire strippers in the garage so thats one downside to it.
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post #2 of 8
Take a box cutter, slowly split wire and slowly cut around.
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post #3 of 8
If you're looking for something good for long-term use in wire stripping:

http://www.amazon.com/Irwin-Industrial-2078300-Self-Adjusting-Stripper/dp/B000OQ21CA/ref=sr_1_1?s=power-hand-tools&ie=UTF8&qid=1364479545&sr=1-1


otherwise, just use what you can find: knife, scissors, whatever works.
post #4 of 8
Lutro is selling a very nice set of Knipex strippers. I highly recommend those to consider
post #5 of 8
teeth, are great unless it's 16AWG and down
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post #6 of 8
Myself being a Qualified Electrician for the past 6 years, i have used cable strippers about 3-4 times. I just use a pair of pliers, squeeze gently on cable with blades rotate slightly repeat and pull sheath off. Anything of a larger size i just use a knife
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GOTFrog View Post

teeth, are great unless it's 16AWG and down

Been using my teeth for yonks.
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post #8 of 8
I am sorry but when I caught the title out of the corner of my eye I was a bit confused.

Back OT: As other have said pliers/knife/teeth seem to all do the trick.
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