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    Soldering and splicing wires

    Here is a link to an article published by Motorcycle.com that you might find useful regarding techniques for soldering and splicing wires:
    http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/mo-...y-splice-wires
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    Nice article.

    I use solder splices a lot. Much more convenient than separate soldering and heat shrink.

    http://www.cableorganizer.com/elelkt...-butt-splices/
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    Both are good solutions. I've always used solder and heatshrink. The two splice's to use are a lineman's splice and a rattail splice.
    http://makezine.com/2012/02/28/how-t...asa-standards/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat-tail_splice
    They are both pretty easy, just practice on spare wire for a bit to get your confidence up.
    Also never use plumbing solder! It has acid core flux which will corrode wires.

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