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Recommend me a set of crimpers
« on: December 26, 2014, 03:19:02 pm »
Probably not the best forum to ask this in, but I can't access any of my usualy pinball forums from work.  :banghead:

I'd like to upgrade my crimpers.

WHat I NEED to crimp:

.100, .156

What I'd LIKE to crimp:

insulated automotive connectors, .093, .062, etc...

I'd love for them to be ratching, and crimp both the wire and unsulation in 1 motion.

Price must be <$100


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Re: Recommend me a set of crimpers
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2014, 04:21:53 pm »
Here are some relatively inexpensive options to consider. is a great source for affordable ratcheting crimpers.

The jaws on page 74 of the catalog PDF work with the HT-336 frame or the Harbor Freight crimpers that RandyT linked above.

The Harbor Freight crimpers are slightly lower quality than the HT-336 -- check the HF crimpers before you buy them to ensure they are working properly. (The first pair I checked weren't functioning/adjusted properly.)

These P/Ns are the ones I ended up getting.
HF Ratcheting Crimp Pliers for QDs
HT-336-FM Crimp Tool Frame (for D-subs)
HT-236-2C4-DIE (236 dies work in the 336 frame, check out the "data sheet" tab for detailed view)
HT-225D Crimp tool (for D-subs)