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Wannabe Geek

# 136381 25-Nov-2013 13:48
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I maybe in the wrong Forum but can anyone advise me as to where in NZ this type of connector which can be crimped with pliers rather than a special tool are available.  The only one I can find is ex UK and is called a PK4.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 940391 25-Nov-2013 15:42
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Yea they cost quite a bit, I got mine from element14, 100 pack for something like $60 with shipping because I didn't see that you could get them from jaycar. Now I'm stuck with a box that contains something like 95 of them.

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  # 940396 25-Nov-2013 15:48
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  # 940399 25-Nov-2013 15:53
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Every electrical wholesaler in the country sells them. They're around 15c or so each to buy individually.

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  # 940404 25-Nov-2013 15:59
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sbiddle: Every electrical wholesaler in the country sells them. They're around 15c or so each to buy individually.

Teaches me right for being too lazy to get off my a$$ and check the stores around town.

Stefan Andres Charsley

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Wannabe Geek

  # 940446 25-Nov-2013 16:44
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Many thanks for your replies, I shall ponder on them.

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  # 956547 23-Dec-2013 12:48
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I get packs of like 100 from ideal electrical for about $10

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  # 962256 6-Jan-2014 23:45
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Or ideal does them for about 20-30c each cash sale as per above.

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