Custom Backshells for Cinch-Jones Connectors

What do you do to complete these hamfest bargains? 3D printing for the win!

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The best thing about it is that you can color-code the connectors, too! Finally, props to a CAD-ninja coworker for whipping up the beautiful SolidWorks model in a couple of minutes.

Ethan Miller, K8GU, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Maryland, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “Custom Backshells for Cinch-Jones Connectors”

  • John, W9JGO:

    Another “reason” to look into a 3D printer!
    🙂
    73,
    John

  • k8gu:

    Right on, John! Haha. We actually have a couple of (consumer and otherwise) 3D printers at work. I couldn’t justify buying one for home.

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