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I can see that you're a bit on the edge and I understand why. sbrn33 has been gone a long time and it's really getting to you.



But don't fret, he should be back from Cabo any day now. We should throw him a welcome back party thread.

I know. I don't know what my problem is. Everything upsets me nowadays. I'm sorry guys


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I never buy tools from the supply house, they are way too expensive. I will typically order tools online or sometimes buy them from Lowes or Home Depot when they have a good deal.






Really? That's where most of us buy our tools.
Where else do you buy specialty tools..like a Roto-Split?
Exactly what he said!
 

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I still have the first one I bought and I think it's safe to say that as a union member doing commercial work for a very long period of time, I cut a damn lot of MC. Along with lot's of old steel BX when doing residential.

What exactly do you think wears out on the 101A?
What does the union have to do with wearing out a rotosplit?


I never knew there was any other way to split mc/ac cable than a rotosplit.
 

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I never knew there was any other way to split mc/ac cable than a rotosplit.

There is the hacksaw method. Klien also makes a MC/BX cutter that looks a little like *****.

I bought the *****/snips thinking that if I got good at it I could be as fast as Roto splits. That was never going to happen. Too bad to because then I would not have to worry about them hanging up on metal studs. I get annoyed when my Roto splits get yanked out of my hammer holster while asking between studs.
 

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I've done the hacksaw thing in my early days. Did the rotozip thing. Got lazy and found that angled tin snips work the fastest for me. And on a good day I trim the armor 90° so the bushing sits flush to the connector.
 

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I still use the hacksaw method. Its what I've gotten used to over the years and it works well. I don't even own an MC/AC cable splitter anymore.

NOW.....let the ridicule begin:laughing:
 

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im gonna be a smart ass and say, "hands and a pair of *****"

We _ere at et believe in equality for all and t_erfore please be a responsible citizen and refer to t_at piece of mac_inery as diagonal cutting pliars.....:laughing:




P.S. Anybody talked to Steve lately?
 

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I have the Greenlee one, it is about 15 years old and works like a champ. Funny, I have never seen the Seatek one at a supply house here on the West Coast. Wonder if it is a location thing?
 
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