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Old 03-22-2016, 10:40 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by amc49 View Post
Could have afforded those as well and still been under $10.

Not having the most basic of tools seriously flaws any ideas of do-it-yourself repair. You DO get that right? Harbor Freight you can buy those cutters for like $4. Don't work on car if you are not going to 'tool up' for it, you will be breaking far more stuff than you fix, and I'm not nearly talking about having a dealer tool set, only basic commonly owned handtools. Cutters are one of those.

7" Professional Diagonal Pliers
While those diagonal cutters are nice, I have found if you are trying to cut through more than 3-4 wires at a time they struggle.

Harbor Freight does have a solution for that though Harbor Freight 10" cable cutters. They will cut though a whole harness without any effort, and would probably work on heavy gauge copper wire without any issues (HF says up to 7/8").
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