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just curious what exactly these normally used for
and if i would be able to find em locally? any suggestions??
correct me if im wrong but these would be just as good as using 2 guage to join the solenoids correct?

heres the pic from pro hopper
http://www.prohopper.com/switches_accessor..._connectors.jpg

hope someone can help!

thanks in advance
 

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I know you can get them at a local Tractor Supply Company. I bought a lot many years ago from TSC, only cost a few bucks total ;) Never looked for them anywhere else, or just never paid attention :cool:
 

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they work fine for ya?? no problems?

you woulndt happen to know the thread on the noid would you?
i work a block from a TSC so ill have to go look :)



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i couldnt really help you on this topic! :uh:
 

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they are called coupling nuts, used to connect threaded rod together to hang stuff from ceilings, and stuff like that.

you can get them from industrial supply places, and from hardware stores. most solenoids are 5/16 coarse thread, but many are 5/16 fine thread.
 

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Any hardward store should carry them.

Good looking out on the different threads CP.

They do make it look cleaner (the setup). The thing I don't like is that you have to take out two solenoids to replace one.

I have made my own solenoid connectors out of flat stock. I put the solenoids from to back. No problems so far.

When I get a chance, I'll post a pic.

Just my .02

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If you can't find it then well don't go thru all the toruble you can just use a 2awg wire and connect the soleniods side post together :cool:
 

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Blowing solenoids could be caused by a number of reasons.


low batteries
bad ground
loose connections
wet (if they get with hydro fluid).
too much voltage and not enough solenoids (usually 1 to every 2 batteries)
wires crossing

Hope this checklist helps.

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Originally posted by CP@Oct 28 2003, 08:07 AM
they are called coupling nuts, used to connect threaded rod together to hang stuff from ceilings, and stuff like that.

you can get them from industrial supply places, and from hardware stores. most solenoids are 5/16 coarse thread, but many are 5/16 fine thread.
5/16-24 IS THE THREAD FOR ACCURATE SOLENOIDS. LOWES 2 FOR .67 CENTS :cool:
 

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found em today at the local hardware store! 5/16-24 they were like 1.43 a piece, remember thats canadian :)



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