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....Using bent-nose Romex strippers.


Things are so handy. Can't figure out why Klein discontinued them. :confused:
 

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I dislike wire strippers, they wear out too fast, bent nose are nice for working in tight spaces.
 

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cut insul then move to next bigger slot and pull, stripper will last a very long time if the cutting edge isnt dragging on the copper
I don't think I've ever worn out the cutting edge before someone tries to use them as pliers to loosen a bolt. :laughing:

I carry a pair like this but really only use them to shear machine screws:

 

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Well, when you have 200 romex ends to terminate, using a knife would get a little tedious.


I always used standard straight romex strippers, and just fudged my way into the box. Then on a whim, I decided to try the bent nose. Found out they were discontinued, but they scrounged me 2 sets from other stores. Greatest thing since beer in a can. :thumbsup:
 

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I can strip stranded as fast with a knife as I can with those strippers, solid core i'd risk ringing the wire and penciling is slower, but I bet I can strip with ***** about as fast as I can with wire strippers.
 

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My dad has a pair, and I've used them a few times...

Seemed to work pretty well:rolleyes:
 

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cut insul then move to next bigger slot and pull, stripper will last a very long time if the cutting edge isnt dragging on the copper
And don't loan them to someone to use for bolts.
 
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I guess I don't do it often enough to be all pro and do it faster with a knife. Lol. I have a pair of straight Klein strippers that I like a lot.
Forget your strippers a few times and you will figure it out pretty fast.
 

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Forget your strippers a few times and you will figure it out pretty fast.
Oh I always bring my strippers...

But for stripping 14/2 or 12/2 how do you do it that's fast than strippers? Pencil style, or ringing it as you called it?
 
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