Component cables too tight

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Allan Mack, Aug 3, 2002.

  1. Allan Mack

    Allan Mack Supporting Actor

    May 26, 2001
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    Bought some Acoustic Research component cables yesterday, but they are way too tight and won't push all the way in. Subsequently, they are also very hard to take off.

    What is the best way to loosen them up without using pliers and scratching the gold plated ends?
  2. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

    Jun 29, 2001
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    well consider twisting as you're pulling. also consider the following link where you'll find some nice products in general that will last you a long time. they're running a little internet promotional of an assortment of goodies one of which will provide a bit of conductive lubrication to help you out. Some rca's are just like that either on the cable or receiver end. damned rca's wouldn't have these problems if we used bnc's and other professional connections. however we must all live with the turd called the RCA.

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