ARMY TM 5-6675-309-14
MARINE CORPS TM 08840A-14/1
inspection hole. Turn the tool around so the
front is facing you then insert wire and
contact through the indentor opening until
Loosen nest die lock screw.
it bottoms in the positioner.
Turn knurled screw until index line on nest
(f) Squeeze handles together until the positive
die is aligned with proper cable size on
stop is reached. Tool will then release the
return to fully open position. Remove
Lock nest die by tightening nest die lock
crimped contact and wire. Make sure the
wire strands are visible through the inspec-
tion hole in the contact.
Insert stripped end of cable into lug barrel.
e. Lug Replacement. Large terminal lugs, used on
Insert cable and terminal assembly into the
the ends of power cables, etc., may be replaced using
open nest die so the terminal barrel is cen-
Close crimping tool handles until stop hits the
Remove any insulating tubing from terminal
and use hacksaw to cut off old lug at the point
Open crimping tool handles and remove
where cable just enters lug barrel.
crimped terminal. Tug on terminal to make
Strip cable insulation to the depth of the lug
sure it is firmly crimped.
barrel. Clean cable as required. See figure
Replace insulating tubing as required.