banana plug question?

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  1. Jeff smit

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    Never used them befor and when test fitting with my speakers, I noticed that the plug is longer then the hole and when pushed in seem to have a wobble to them. Is that normal?

    thanks Jeff
     
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    I dont think so. I have used a few different brands of compression fit bananas before in my Paradigms and Polks and they always fit very snug, no movement at all
     
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    Jeff,
    It's not uncommon for them to be longer than the hole. However, wobble is not good. You can usually take a knife or other pointy object and pry the tangs apart a bit on the solid kind or puff out the blades on the hollow kind.
     
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    thanks for the replys I went out today and looked at several different brands and the length varies. I think one of the shorter bananas would work better as it would bottom out so to speak and help hold it.
     
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    audioquest makes some that dont have springs or leafs. they are like a rolled tube of metal that slides in. they hold VERY tight.
     

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