(Topic ID: 316158)

What tool do you use to crimp this wire end?

By twinmice

2 years ago

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  • Latest reply 2 years ago by pinzrfun
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    #1 2 years ago

    Replacing my JM Spinner and need to crimp the wire after I put the new one in. Thanks Mike

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    #2 2 years ago
    Quoted from twinmice:

    Replacing my JM Spinner and need to crimp the wire after I put the new one in. Thanks Mike
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    Where did you find a replacement for the JM spinner???

    #3 2 years ago

    Lol have had it for years in my pinball parts.

    #4 2 years ago

    Anything that has enough force to flatten the metal. I'd use a Dake arbor press...but you could use just about any hydraulic press, too. If you are looking for a hand held tool.....not very likely. There probably is one but they won't be common and won't be cheap. It'd be a purpose-built tool and would need to be fairly stout to produce the kind of force you need.

    #6 2 years ago

    Not a lot of stress/strain. Use a small washer and epoxy it on the shaft. Epoxy on the outside shaft so epoxy doesn't interfere with plastic washer.. Clean first with solvent. Another easy option is to go to your local hobby shop and get a model airplane control rod stopper.
    The rod is hardened and is difficult to work with.

    #7 2 years ago

    Found a solution, Harbor Freight punch set and a hammer. Worked great. Mike

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    #8 2 years ago

    Is that even necessary? It's physically impossible for that to just pop out during gameplay, right?

    how's the next guy supposed to get that off?


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