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Cable-cutting tool for touring?

Old 05-27-23, 12:37 PM
Clark W. Griswold
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Originally Posted by Doug64
This is something I picked up somewhere. I use it for keeping the ends of cable from fraying and when I'm cutting the cables. It also keeps the cables form getting crushed like they do with metal cable caps. The tubing is durable, but easy to remove.

I slide a small piece of heat-shrink wire insulation over the end of the cable, use a lighter to shrink it and then cut it. The smallest diameter tubing, 3/32 does not weigh much, and I carry a lighter for my stove.

That is a smart f'ing move especially on tour and if you get some colored heat shrink tubing you could add a little flair
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