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    tight arse,use the right tools for the job lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie123 View Post
    tight arse,use the right tools for the job lol.
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    ha ha,to be fair it is a tad expensive
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie123 View Post
    ha ha,to be fair it is a tad expensive
    Is that a no then ? tight arse
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    sweet as! you got me there
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    As a rule, I have found insulation strippers pretty useless. I used to do a lot of soldering for a living many years ago and near enough every sleeve stripper that came my way was a waste of time. They either slip on the plastic/rubber or cut into the conductors as well as cutting the sleeve. By the time you've pissed about setting the cutting depth to a point where the cores won't get damaged, you might as have done the job by hand.

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    But you do have a set in your tool arsenal don't you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    But you do have a set in your tool arsenal don't you?
    A couple. They're crap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by killie99 View Post
    If you are stripping a lot of fine wire these are a godsend
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/C-K-330011...gAAOSw2gxYymOP
    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    As a rule, I have found insulation strippers pretty useless.
    The strippers linked to are very similar to ones I use for stripping wire-wrap wire. They're very good indeed, though pricey.
    At the other end of the price spectrum I have a pair of really cheap wire strippers which I bought from Maplin when I was a kid. Everyone laughs at them and says they look like rubbish but I find them very useful and still use them now. I can feel the insulation being cut and can usually judge how hard to squeeze to cut the insulation without damaging the conductors.

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    The ones I linked to are superb and will last a lifetime. Mine are adjustable from 0.25mm to 0.8mm and will not nick the copper stands and give a super clean cut on the insulation. They have saved me so much time over the years.

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