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32 of 34 people found the following review helpful.
Open circuit test leads = NO GOOD!
By Mr. Hytech
These test leads are so poorly assembled that several of them had NO CONTINUITY AT ALL. The electrical connections from the wires to the alligator clips are the sloppiest I've seen - EVER, and I've been in electronics for almost half a century. The wire is only slightly stripped, a few strands are folded back over the insulation, then held in place by the wire-strain portion of the clip. No soldered connections, no welded connections. Nothing. They recommend this product for use in labs - I don't think so. You shouldn't have to "fix" a product before it can be used. The quality is incredibly bad.
81 of 91 people found the following review helpful.
Small with problems
By Lawrence W. Stephens
First impression I gave it 5 stars:
True, these are smaller than the ones you find most places including Radio shack. Max grip is ¼ inch but usable is 3/16. That is why I've bought these. The electronics I work on need a small clip as not to short out the next connection. The grip is also very good. Doesn't slip in the fingers like others including Radio Shack. Tip to tip length is 17 inches. Wire is crimped but tight. The clip itself, I have found one bad but works. The wire is nice and flexible.
UPDATE it is now 1 star:
While doing one of my projects, I keep getting strange results from what I expected. Could it be the new cables? I tested these with 120 ma flowing thru my meter. I shunted my meter with these and still read current. I soldered the wires direct to the clips which made them better. But the drop was too much. Radio Shack cables had a 9.6 mv reading shunting across my meter but these had a very high 70.5 mv. The wires are too fine. Also when soldering the clips you can see the poor quality of the clips.
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20 Guage Stranded Wire Test Clips
By The Critic
The ten 14" test leads have small 1" clips that open to about 1/4" wide. The clips are enclosed by a tight insulation cover. The clips are soldered onto the wire which is definitely a plus in quality. The wire is 20 gauge stranded rated at 600 volt. You receive two-each of the following colors: green, blue, red, white and black. I believe that these clips will be very useful in medium to light electrical work.