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Frayed Phone / Tablet / Laptop Power Cable

Alright, today on Repairs101 I’m going to show you how to fix the frayed charger cable on your phone or any other device. This episode of Repairs101 is sponsored by Princess Auto. You’ll find everything you need to complete this repair at princessauto.com Alright, now besides shrink tubes you’re going to need a heat gun or a micro-torch or a tri-flame torch or… even one of these concert appreciation lighters will do the trick but be forewarned it will quickly become too hot to hold on to.

Frayed phone power cable

So you need to pick the size of shrink tube that going to fit just over whatever terminal is at the smaller end of the wire you’re going to repair. I generally will do two layers for extra strength. Now, here I started fixing this Apple MagSafe power adapter before I even realized that “Hmmph. Maybe I should be filming this.” So I’ll just finish it up with a second layer here for strength. Meanwhile, back at the farm, I just put in some daylight sensing motion detector lighting fixtures. Sweet.

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