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Universal Compression Tool Terminates F, RCA and BNC Fittings
Universal Compression Tool F/RCA & BNC
Universal Compression Tool F/RCA & BNC
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Universal Compression Tool F/ RCA & BNC
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Overview

  • Terminates F, RCA, and BNC fittings
  • Comfortable grip handles for reduced hand fatigue
  • Built-in cable cutter

Essential Info

Terminate F, RCA, and BNC fittings with this Universal Compression Tool that also features a built-in cable cutter. This compression tool has integrated interchangeable dies and provides watertight termination of series 59-6 coaxial cables with Steren PermaSeal, T&B Snap-N-Seal, Gilbert, Antec-DigiCon, PCT, PPC, and other compression fittings. In addition to a smooth, one-cycle full ratchet mechanism and an emergency ratchet release lever, this black-oxide-plated tool offers hardened steel construction as well as comfortable, orange grip handles for reduced hand fatigue.

What's Included

  • 1x - Universal Compression Tool F/RCA & BNC
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    The Universal Compression Tool F/RCA & BNC measures 2" W x 9" H x 1" D and weighs 17 ounces.

    Specifications

    Specifications

    Manufacturer:Steren
    Manufacturer Product No.:204-036
    Dimensions:2" W x 9" H x 1" D
    Weight:17 oz.


    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.

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    Reviews

    41 Ratings
    5 star: 63%  (26)
    4 star: 20%  (8)
    3 star: 12%  (5)
    2 star: 2%  (1)
    1 star: 2%  (1)
    Average Customer Rating
    (41 customer ratings)
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    PAUL -- smithfield, VA   12/22/2010
    takes a while to get the spacing just right. I crushed a couple and a couple others didn't crimp good enough. There are no directions with it.
    CHRISTOPHER -- saint paul, MN   10/4/2010
    Appears to work with all brands of RG6 connectors. There is a diagram on one of the connectors item description which shows how to strip the cable correctly. Steren will also provide.
    TODD -- newport, MI   10/4/2010
    Nice tool for the price. No adjustment needed. Lacks mechanism to keep handle closed.
    JOHN -- winchester, VA   6/6/2010
    This is a great tool for coax connectors. Beats any tool available from your local home improvement stores. Spend the extra money for a good tool, it saves so much installation time and doesn't require as much physical effort to compress the connectors.
    LAURENCE -- skokie, IL   5/18/2010
    Better instructions are needed.
    Dan-Lakeland Development -- Chicago   2/14/2010
    This tool works great. As some of the other reviewers had mentioned, I had to sacrifice a few connectors until I figured it out, but this was a result of my not pushing the connector far enough onto the RG6 Quad cable and NOT a function of the tool. The tool works great, is very solid and well built, cuts the coax very clean, and will pay for itself with just a few minor projects. Although there are no actual instructions, the package diagram helps make its use rather intuitive. A must for anyone who has interest in working on their own A/V wiring.
    GEORGE -- redwood city, CA   1/5/2010
    This tool worked exactly as expected. It is well built and comes with the necessary dies for crimping F-type, RCA, and BNC fittings. It is fully adjustable, which is handy when using a wide variety of fittings and cable types. I had to make some custom cables with an RCA male at one end and a quickport RCA female at the other. Worked like a charm and for a few bucks in materials I got custom installed cables that outperformed very expensive name brand cables. This tool basically paid for itself with one cable. I made three.
    GREGORY -- bryn mawr, PA   12/10/2009
    This is the perfect tool for installing a Monster RCA Mini-Coax connector.
    KATHLEEN -- chino hills, CA   10/15/2009
    very sturdy tool; completed job very well
    HOAI P -- providence, RI   10/10/2009
    awesome product
    MATTHEW -- allentown, PA   8/15/2009
    Rugged, easily operated tool.
    MATT -- savannah, GA   2/3/2009
    My RJ-45 crimper has a cable stripper on it and I've found that feature very handy. Other than only having a cutting blade on this tool I've been thrilled with it.
    JAMES M -- saint amant, LA   11/6/2008
    Quality compression tool.
    PENNY -- north haven, CT   3/20/2008
    I agree with those who have said that better instructions would be helpful, but this tool does work very well. I'm female, not very strong, and inexperienced when it comes to coax, but I've put on about 20 connectors without too much trouble using this tool.
    JERRY -- miami, FL   3/6/2008
    I am very satisfied with the tool, and have done great job cool stuff !
    JEFF -- little river, SC   12/11/2007
    It took some adjustment and getting used to, but I am very happy with the performance, versatility and quality of the tool. It was also the best priced of comparable tools that I researched. Excellent buy.
    MARK -- winter park, FL   10/24/2007
    makes good connection, once you figure out how to srtip them. I wasted 12 connectors cause they don't include instructions. @$1.50 ea, it was an expensive lesson.
    GORDON -- woodinville, WA   8/30/2007
    Poor instructions. I had to go online to get instructions.
    LEONARD -- hayword, CA   6/26/2007
    Good quality!
    NEAL -- hoover, AL   6/21/2007
    This is a great, high quality, compression tool.

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