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Bench Distribution Block

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Big Kahuna, May 20, 2021.

  1. Big Kahuna

    Big Kahuna Sr. Member

    Jul 31, 2008
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    I'm setting up a new bench and I'd like to get a extra distribution block that has multiple quick connect slots. My current one requires using a screwdriver and I want one with a quicker connection option. I see some of the blocks with fuses which is cool.

    I've been searching but just haven't see the right fit yet. I swear years ago I saw something that is exactly what i need but I can't find it again. Even something spring loaded with 4-6 slots would work.



    #1 Big Kahuna, May 20, 2021
    Last edited: May 20, 2021
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  2. Slowmover

    Slowmover Elmer

    Feb 17, 2015
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    Mobile; I use both:

    1). POWERWERX PD-75

    2). West Mountain Radio RigRunner 4005
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  3. Handy Andy

    Handy Andy Do Your Research First, Then Decide...

    Apr 23, 2018
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    Not all "spring load" are able to handle a lot of amps - try to derate them to 5 amps or less.

    Otherwise there is the Push on, Banana jack plug combos for pre-done power patch cords - the jacks can handle a lot more current than the typical spring load.

    Let's just say that as the draw goes up, the spring heats up and eventually will lose it's "tension" and depending on the mount, can deform the plastic housing.
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  4. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

    May 9, 2008
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