Cable Repair

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USB Phone cord.
Molded connectors.

At phone end, cable cracked all around at end of strain relief.
Interior wires are OK.

Cannot get shrink tube over connectors of correct size to facilitate repair.

What is the best way to repair this?

Trying to keep at least 2/3 of strain relief at connector flexible.

Re: Cable Repair
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Adrian C

Re: Cable Repair
On Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:23:53 +0000, Adrian Caspersz

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Agreed, but somewhat expensive.  

I use hot melt glue when I don't care if it flexes.  If I want flex, I
use RTV (silicon rubber), Awsome Goo (hard to find), or Shoe Goo.

Jeff Liebermann
150 Felker St #D
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Shoe Goo and regular Goop (nearly the same thing) work great, as Jeff  
says, and, if you spit on your fingers, you can mold the stuff neatly  
around the wire to make a nice strain relief.


Re: Cable Repair
On 14/03/2017 17:28, OOO wrote:
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hotmelt glue roughly wrapped around, when cooled , heatshrink sleeving  
over connector and cord and reheat ,then cut away surplus ooze when cool

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