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Old 10-15-2005, 09:38 PM
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There are a number of heat guns that work fine, however I would recommend getting one with a curved baffle at the end that wraps around behind the wire and deflects the air around the shrink tube and then back toward the gun. This deflector stops most of the heat from continuing beyond the wire and tube being worked and melting something else - like carpet or insulation on other wires. There are also a lot of colors and sizes readily available if you want to color match your insulation or color code your connections. I use plain black tubing myself but they all do a good job...
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