CruzCtrl Cable Maker Starter Pack
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I have my own DIY Cable Supplies shop now open: https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts
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Helping Hands$8.48https://amzn.to/2YKQRzeI use this everyday
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Heat Gun$24.99https://amzn.to/2spb7KLNewer version of the heatgun I use daily
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Soldering Iron (kit)$17.99https://amzn.to/35mLJDY
I started making cables with this kit. It literally has everything I cold have asked for. Tweezers and desoldering pump are essential
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Xacto Knife$5.71https://amzn.to/2PFYYcmComes in handy for various tasks, specifically removing coils from rods
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Pliers$6.90https://amzn.to/2PmRuMCNeedlenose pliers are useful for securing connectors
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Solder $8.99https://amzn.to/2Eh94vaSoldering iron kit comes w/ some solder. I started using this solder, but I currently use Kester now.
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Wire Stripper$6.99https://amzn.to/2XwuqxhThis is currently my main wire stripper
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Cutting Mat$12.76https://amzn.to/2GtbeJ7This mat should work, but I recommend getting a bigger one
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Glue Gun (w/ 30 sticks)$12.49https://amzn.to/2LPYv6gComes in handy on occasion
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Solder Ventiliation$32.99https://amzn.to/35iH3zaStay safe my friends
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Electrical Tape$8.99https://amzn.to/2PhPfdfI use this for securing coils for heating
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1/2in Rod$9.69https://amzn.to/2sq3rIaI use drumsticks cause I'm wierd, but rods are used for coiling
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Multimeter$11.99https://amzn.to/2zyzrOgIncredibly useful to test if your contacts are continuous from end to end
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Heatshrink Cutter$14.19https://amzn.to/3ey9ZaBCutting heatshrink with scissors / knives is hard
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From the Store
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Cable (28 awg) (usb 2.0 spec).80/ft
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/cable
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Paracord (550) .40/ft
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/paracord
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Techflex (1/8).75/ft
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/techflex
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Heatshrink (3:1 shrink ratio, 1/2in)
1.49/pack
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/heatshrink
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DIY Cable Kit
$9 base
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-kits/products/diy-usb-cable-kit
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USB-C (Metal housing).99/ea
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/usb-c-2-0-connector
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USB-A.50/ea
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/usb-a-connector
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USB-Mini (Gold).99/ea
https://cruzctrl.gg/products/usb-mini-connector-gold
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USB-Micro (Gold).99/ea
https://cruzctrl.gg/collections/diy-cable-parts/products/usb-micro-connector-gold
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Gear I currently use
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ItemPriceProduct LinkNotes
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Hakko FX888D Soldering Iron$104.95https://amzn.to/2A4gnqX
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Kester Rosin Core Solder 63/37 .020
$27.70https://amzn.to/2SNEb9e
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Hakko 611-1 Solder Reel Stand$13.73https://amzn.to/2WE0jnA
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Ideal Industries Wire Stripper$32.35https://amzn.to/2WGfOeM
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Hakko 599B iron tip cleaner$9.57https://amzn.to/3cdggrk
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Hakko T18-B Soldering Tip$9.11https://amzn.to/35K44Md
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Heya! This is a list of just about everything I first started using when making cables. It took me forever to intially find these parts, and I hope this saves some people some type who are interested in getting into the hobby.All Amazon links are affiliate links. If you do use them, you'll be supporting my work! Thanks!
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I would recommend sourcing materials from elsewhere once you are comfortable. The items listed here are not all the best, but they should suffice in the learning process
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