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Shortening and crimping some big a## wires on a winch install

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Putting in a SW Terra 35 and I've decided the crimp I'm looking at here isn't something I can reproduce so I need to figure out who to take this wire to get the end put back on after I get it shortened to where I need it. Never having delt with wires this big I have no idea who I could go to just locally to get this done. What kind of (electrical?) business would deal with stuff like this?

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any lineman will have the tools. many electricians will have them it is called a high press tool. many older parts stores have the tools to do a battery cable. Any electrical supply store will have the tools on the shelf just ask to try one and they will most likely let you do what you need.

Might mention they also sell connectors this size in set screw instead of crimp fit. You might try that route if you can't get someone to crimp you one. All actual electrical supply stores (Butler supply, Phillips supply, etc) will have the connectors and the tools.

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In a dire situation you can crimp these with a pair of bolt cutters just be aware that you do not go beyond crimping and cut it.

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