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Do you use a solder pot to tin it? It is a pain to tin with an iron but is possible...
Try 40w iron solder 😁
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Actually what I do is clamp one end to a table or tape it down, and braid it, then strip the wire on either ends and tin it, then apply it to whatever I am trying to.  The amount you clamp to the table will be more than enough to connect to either the driver or connector.    You could solder to either device and then braid it, but you'd still have to hold the wire down somewhere when braiding it, and would be putting stress on whatever you solder it to.

Thta is a very valid point! Thanks mate!

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Edited by Shilohsjustice - 12/8/16 at 9:04am
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Didn't realize I crossed the line, sorry. I keep it to completed projects!


Edited by Shilohsjustice - 12/8/16 at 9:03am
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Hey guys -- Let's bring it back on track, as per the first post:

 

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Please keep posts in this thread limited to images and specs of DIY cables and comments relating directly to them.This is a gallery first and foremost. 
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