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Old 07-29-2007, 05:27 PM   #1
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Is there a tool that punches the correct size hole for an IEC connector in aluminum? (I know they make em for circles, but my dad swears there an IEC one)
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Are you talking metric size knockouts or square punches?
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Nevermind, I saw the price for a GreenLee one..its $500$
Not IEC connector size either
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There are 13 different kinds of IEC connectors, which one are you talking about?

This one? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...C60320_C14.jpg

I always had to use a regular rectangle punch, never could find a big enough "D" punch.
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Yes that one. How much are regular rec punches?
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You could also use the Klein 76011B Nibbler Tool
http://www.makezine.com/images/extras/15/picture5.jpg

I don't know where else you could find a rectangular punch, but the Greenlee ones are about $300!

I'd just mark the size, drill a hole and either nibble it away, or take my Dremel to it!

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