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Hey It's Champ. What do you fella's prefer for stripping wire. I usually use klein but have been eyeing the Ideal's 45-418.
 

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Just my kleins if I dont have alot to do but I use those Irwin strippers that take the outer sheath of romex off then all 3 conductors at the same time if Im doing alot of the same thing like fitting off light fixtures.
 

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Just my kleins if I dont have alot to do but I use those Irwin strippers that take the outer sheath of romex off then all 3 conductors at the same time if Im doing alot of the same thing like fitting off light fixtures.
Thanks, my one of my kleins will strip the romex insulation. But i am looking for something that can go bigger then #10.
 

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If Im doing anything bigger than 6mm^2 (your #10 looks like 5.26mm^2 on a conversion table) I just ring cut with my red handled klein cable cutters then push it off with my thumb just like I do with pliers.
 

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Those are all you need if you have a Wiring 1-2-3 book. :rolleyes:
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There is no need for anything else, I have found no pair of strippers that can strip the old cloth rubber conductors, but the 1003's do it no problem, don't knock it till you try them, take the adjustment screw and throw it away and they work great.:yes:
 

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There is no need for anything else, I have found no pair of strippers that can strip the old cloth rubber conductors, but the 1003's do it no problem, don't knock it till you try them, take the adjustment screw and throw it away and they work great.:yes:
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Ideal strippers are where it's at. I like the straight handle version that got discontinued. Found some old stock and bought every pair they had.
Can't stand klein strippers. They are either too loose or binding. Can never seem to get and keep them set right.
 

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Klein t strippers is all you need. If you can't strip romex or #6 with that just hang up the tools
 

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My grandpa actually used those. But there not my cup of tea. What makes me laugh are the guys who will strip wire all day with linemans.
I normally use Ideal T strippers, but when I'm lazy or just rocking my linemans and a screwdriver in my back pocket, I'll strip wires with my linemans. Just gotta get the right feel for it, is all.
 
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