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Old 12-08-2012, 05:35 AM   #11
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To make your own custom cables with the finger grips I would use compression F connectors with the plastic collars.

Shop IDEAL 50-Pack Compression Type Rg-6 / Rg-6 Quad Coax F-Connectors at

Cable Prep Wing Ding Finger Torque Wrenches, 7/16" F Connectors

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Old 12-08-2012, 11:47 AM   #12
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Try and put in coaxial cable series 6

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Old 12-08-2012, 01:04 PM   #13
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My fingers are too big to screw the F coax ends on the RV or most of the places they place them on the (Park poles). I went to the (Shack) and got (2) Model #278-291,Cat# 278-291,Screw-on to Push-on F connector adapter. $2.50@ Screws on any length Coax cable needed. I stopped using Bad Words hooking up the cable! Youroo!!
YouRoo, did the same. Put these on every F connector in the coach. Best thing I ever did.

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Old 12-08-2012, 01:59 PM   #14
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I was considering buying the tool but the guy at the RV store made me a coax cable in the length I wanted for a couple of dollars instead. In my case this was a one time project.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:41 PM   #15
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YouRoo, did the same. Put these on every F connector in the coach. Best thing I ever did.

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Yes,make a lot more sense than a bunch of tools. Youroo!!
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:42 PM   #16
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This one was left behind by Comcast... When I contacted Comcast, they had no idea what I was talking about as their upgrade kits were built / packaged in Mexico.. The Shack had no idea where to get them.. Thanks for the response..
I recall getting short connection cables like that with Comcasts aux. Connection boxes. They are very easy to use, but no one can ID them. They are probably propriertary, but other good ideas showed up.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:35 PM   #17
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These handy gizmo's are referred to by the Cable TV industry as a Jumper Sleeve. There are a few manufacturers who offer these but the PCT International version is the only one that I am aware of that is available for purchase directly by consumers. Here is the link. 4 FT RG6 Coax Jumper with Jumper Sleeves JTRS6A48JS |

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