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Open Barrel SPLICE video

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by DogBunny, May 22, 2019.

  1. DogBunny

    DogBunny Motorcychologist

    There has been a lot of info on Open Barrel Connectors on this Forum, but I have never seen anything about Open Barrel SPLICES... so I created the following demonstration video:

    I'm using the 63130-2 splice. If you buy 100 they should cost about $0.15 each shipped, which is a little pricey, but that seems to be the best price at this time.
    If you are in a bind, and you just need a single splice, you can take an open barrel bullet or spade connector and "make" your own splice by cutting of the ends.
    Last edited: May 27, 2019
  2. 650Skull

    650Skull Dinosaur Lives Top Contributor

    Thanks DB. Thats a great vid as well, very well done...........

    Is that you/yours??
    gggGary likes this.
  3. DogBunny

    DogBunny Motorcychologist

    Thanks, yes, that is me.
    Here is the $11 connector kit that I bought:
    And here is the heat shrink solder splice kit:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/142898781070 -- thanks to whoever first posted it.
    The heat shrink solder connectors are fine for a quick repair, but for new wiring on a new build or re-build, everything should really be open barrel.
    Last edited: May 22, 2019
    TwoManyXS1Bs and grizld1 like this.
  4. DogBunny

    DogBunny Motorcychologist

    Here's another little 5 minute video with some fuse ideas that I like and use. My intention is to discourage novices from buying Fuse Blocks, which are cumbersome, unnecessary, and can make the wiring more complicated than it needs to be.
    highboy_coupe and grizld1 like this.
  5. DogBunny

    DogBunny Motorcychologist

    Okay, so I just ordered myself some new splices. Spent a lot of time looking at the tech drawings of all of the different offerings, and the only ones that will fit the same crimpers that we are using for our bullet and spade open barrel connectors is the 63130-2 splice. Going to edit my initial post accordingly.
    I checked all of the different sellers, and the best price is from Mouser:
    100 splices cost me just under $15, shipped. A bit spendy, but that's the best you can do.

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