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Offline Kiwitussock

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Replacing /shortening Drills power cord. Hows it done?
« on: June 30, 2018, 06:26 PM »
I have a PROTOOL (model DRP 13.2 EQ) which has a damaged cord /lead.
I found out how to detach the cord from the drill but cant figure out how to take the end of the the cord off to get to the terminals.

Can anyone help?



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Offline Kiwitussock

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Re: Replacing /shortening Drills power cord. Hows it done?
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2018, 06:28 PM »
WHOW!  Attaching the  (poor quality) photos  WORKED! ! !
Im using an old Apple computer running 10.6 & Firefox.
 

Offline grobkuschelig

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Replacing /shortening Drills power cord. Hows it done?
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2018, 07:19 AM »
Since this is a Protool/Festool PlugIT cord, you are a little stuck.
They are not designed to be opened. (As far as I know..)

You can buy new ones from Festool in 3m & 5m.

Other than that, I think you should be able to shorten it from the wall plug side and put a new wall plug on.

Hope that helps.
« Last Edit: July 01, 2018, 07:25 AM by grobkuschelig »

Offline aloysius

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Re: Replacing /shortening Drills power cord. Hows it done?
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2018, 07:38 AM »
Or buy a new cord.  It's a Plug-It.  That means they're disposable.  And replaceable.  They're designed to be that way.
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