How do you shorten a cable housing

How do you cut a cable & housing that are too long without crimping the end of the housing so the cable won't fit through?

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

Emil Kniemel /

cable housing cutter.

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield /

I just cut it with a wire cutters. Crimping at the ends has never been a problem.

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield /

If it does crimp the ends just stick a nail up in there to clear the passage.

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

Emil Kniemel /

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

i use a little cut wheel on the end of my dremel. i use it to cut the cable as well. works perfect.

Re: How do you shorten a cable housing

John Joedicke /

+1 on the Dremel cut off wheel.

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