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Old 06-13-2022, 08:15 AM
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What is the accepted practice for getting two wires into one? Run two wires into one end of a butt splice and one wire out the other end?
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Old 06-13-2022, 08:23 AM
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What is the accepted practice for getting two wires into one? Run two wires into one end of a butt splice and one wire out the other end?
Yep. I have also used solder sleeves but it's not my preferred approach.
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Old 06-13-2022, 08:33 AM
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and don't bury this in a harness somewhere; make it obvious where the splice is, maybe even use a terminal block. I tried to bring all my connections to a terminal or termination to avoid wire splices mid-harness.
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I have stripped a section maybe 1/2" long on the through-wire and soldered the added wire to it there. Slip some shrink tube over it and done.

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Old 06-13-2022, 09:44 AM
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Default 2 into 1

Butt splice for this works fine. I like to strip the 2 wires back 1/2 or more, fan out the wire strands on both, lay 1 fan on top of the other and twist them together. Trim to appropriate length for your aviation grade butt splice and crimp as normal.

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Old 06-13-2022, 11:03 AM
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I have stripped a section maybe 1/2" long on the through-wire and soldered the added wire to it there. Slip some shrink tube over it and done.

Dave
That's my preferred method. Slip a solder sleeve up and you get solder and heat shrink in one splice.
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