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What is the best way to crimp high temperature wire with uninsulated quick disconnect terminals?

I need to make a jumper wire to connect an electric range surface element to its temperature limiter. What I have available is posted in these pictures: high temp Teflon fiber glass insulated wire ...
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How do I repair my electric range dual-coil surface element wiring?

My Kenmore (Whirlpool) model# 66595775890 mid-90s electric range dual coil surface element is not working. Upon inspection, discovered that the wire connecting the coil common terminal to the 1A (...
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PEX Plastic fitting

Can I use a copper clamp ring which has F1807 written on it with a plastic (poly) fitting? It seems like F1807 should only be used with brass (as ASTM states). I understand ASTM F2159 describes copper ...
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How to properly strip silicone wire insulation?

The silicone high temperature double (fiberglass weave?) insulated wire is not getting stripped by wire strippers because it is very soft and seemingly molded onto the wire. How can I remove the ...
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What kind of crimping tool do I need for these bullet-style cable connectors?

I need to connect pairs of wires within a narrow space (in one of the dimensions). I've been thinking of getting this kind of connector pairs: but I know they need crimping. The only crimping I've ...
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