The ones linked in TJ's link is definitely not the field mechanical
splices. It's the simple epoxy/polish ends.
We've used these with success...as long as the cable is the right size.
On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Carl Peterson <cpeter...@portnetworks.com>
> Those aren't field assembly connectors, ie the ones with a pre-cleaved
> polished stub and gel. Those require epoxy and polishing. Not sure why
> you would use them. FS also carries field connectors in the splice on and
> index gel version. If you are doing any kind of volume, it makes a whole
> lot more sense to buy pigtails for .65 each and splice them yourself.
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 9:18 AM, Chuck McCown <ch...@wbmfg.com> wrote:
>> *From:* TJ Trout
>> *Sent:* Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:27 PM
>> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [AFMUG] how to terminate cheap LC
>> Why? Because I don't want to buy a fusion splicer for one termination...
>> Saw those, just curuios to know how the cheapies work, 99% they are epoxy
>> You would be talking about "quick" or "field" connectors that are 5-10$ ea
>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 8:55 PM, That One Guy /sarcasm <
>> thatoneguyst...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ends are irrelivant. What's it cost in manpower alone to do it and fix
>>> that cheap shit, get big, pay a manager to deal with it. Or buy a cost
>>> effective splicer from the get go and quilt F-ing with it. I'm at a point
>>> now with anything fiber related all I will do with the company is what the
>>> boss says, outside of that I deal with my partner. I won't grow the fiber
>>> side period.
>>> On Oct 16, 2016 10:19 PM, "Chuck McCown" <ch...@wbmfg.com> wrote:
>>>> No epoxy. No polishing. They already have a very short piece of
>>>> cleaved fiber in them and it is already epoxied into the business end and
>>>> *From:* TJ Trout
>>>> *Sent:* Sunday, October 16, 2016 8:16 PM
>>>> *To:* email@example.com
>>>> *Subject:* [AFMUG] how to terminate cheap LC
>>>> I see these cheap 50 cent LC and SC connectors on FS.com, how do you
>>>> terminate them? could someone link a video?
>>>> I'm assuming epoxy and polishing with a crimp?
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