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So long story short there are some 600 mcm feeders that due to settling are getting to the point of being to short. I talked with a contractor today about possibly splicing on a short piece to the end to save them. I'm just curious what would be the best option for wire this big. Big hydraulic crimp barrel? Polaris type lugs ? Old school eye barrels and tape? I don't have any knowledge of splicing this big of wire (hence bring in a contractor) but just want to learn what's out there.
How many splices do you need to make?
I have quite a few Shearbolt Butt Splices and lugs on hand.

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I would number all of those cables and cut them.
Have 75' of 600 on site and 50 crimps with the adhesive type heat shrink.
Cut 16- 3' pieces of the 600
Give your crew an hour to strip the ends.
Set all of the heat shrink on the cables.
Crimp a butt splice on all of the existing cables.
It will take about 20 minutes to crimp all of the butt splices.
Give your crew an hour to heat shrink the 24 butt splices.

We could do this job in about 3 to 4 hours max.

Pay your crew for the day.
 
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