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Old 01-24-2009, 12:29 PM   #1
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bullet connectors and shrink wrap for wiring?

my work hours this weekend wont allow me to get to a hobbystore but i want to get some stuff done.

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bullet connectors and shrink wrap for wiring?

my work hours this weekend wont allow me to get to a hobbystore but i want to get some stuff done.

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i get mine from radio shack.
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radio shack has the shrink, but the 4mm bullets at (MY) radio shack SUCK -- they are huge.

I prefer the ones from Great Planes with the notch cut in the side so you can angle the wires.
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Check with local auto parts stores. They have shrink wrap.
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Lowes and Home Depot both carry shrink wrap, but you won't find bullet connectors there.

Your best bet is to do a bulk order online of connectors, like a 30-pack. Then you can justify shipping and set for a long time.
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radio shack has the shrink, but the 4mm bullets at (MY) radio shack SUCK -- they are huge.

I prefer the ones from Great Planes with the notch cut in the side so you can angle the wires.
RS shrink wrap is generally a rip off, in my opinion. Also the wrap is usually really hard plastic-y stuff. I got a pack of assorted sizes of shrink from Lowes, I can look up the brand if you want. It is cheap and closer to a silicone feel, and is MUCH nicer for shrink wrapping in my opinion (it just shrinks nicer than the radio shack hard plastic kind).
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well just for kicks, i stopped by Lowes on the way home from work.
they actually had everything there.
the bullet connectors are not the nicest in the world but once i cut the plastic material surrounding the connectors off, they did quite well.

i just soldered the connectors on the wires and used the wrap i got there to cover it all.
doesnt look too bad i dont think.
i was just trying to take a couple inches out of the length between the castle sidewinder esc and motor

thanks for the heads up tho!
the wrap from Lowes worked great. shrinks up quite nicely
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