rack cable length

shawn wilson ag4ve.us at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 03:15:05 UTC 2015

Ok I've got a few comments offlist too and they all seem to draw the same
conclusion - crimp your own length. Thanks all for the input.
On Apr 17, 2015 4:11 PM, "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Joe McLeod <jmcleod at musfiber.net> wrote:
> > Or you build the cable to fit the span.  I must be getting old.
> There's a "best of both worlds" version of this: buy lots of the
> short-length cables (1 to 6 feet) and "cut down" longer cables where
> the distance exceeds the short cables I can buy.
> I typically buy 25' cables each of which turns in to a pair of shorter
> cables with one manufactured and one field-terminated end. I end up
> with cables that are "just right" and well organized.
> Harder to do with power cables but still somewhat functional.
> -Bill
> --
> William Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com  bill at herrin.us
> Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <http://www.dirtside.com/>

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