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Ring Terminal - 12-10 Gauge Wire - 3/8" Ring ID

Ring Terminal - 12-10 Gauge Wire - 3/8" Ring ID

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Deka Accessories and Parts - DW05705-1

  • Wiring
  • Wire Connectors
  • Deka
  • Ring Terminals
  • 12-10 Gauge
  • 3/8 Inch


Ring terminals are used for all types of electrical work where wires need fastening

  • For use with 12-10 gauge wire
  • Stud size: 3/8"
  • Vinyl insulation sleeve is yellow


(1) 05705 Ring Terminal - 12-10 Gauge Wire - 3/8" Ring ID




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Video of Ring Terminal - 12-10 Gauge Wire - 3/8" Ring ID

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Deka 12-10 Gauge Wire Ring Terminal Review

Today in this old trailer, we're going to review and install the Deka 10 to 12 Gauge, 3/8" ID Ring Terminal, part number DW05705-1. The ring terminal is designed to fit over battery posts or even junction box terminals for securing your wire. Now, our ring terminal is a pretty basic instruction. We've got a metal ring that goes into the plastic sheathing, and then inside the plastic, about halfway, is the metal where we'll crimp down to secure the wire. We'll look at the side profile here of the ring terminal, and you see it's got a little step about halfway on the plastic. We want to crimp the half that's closest to the end of the ring portion of our ring terminal as that's where the metal is on the inside of the plastic to give us a nice secured connection. Our yellow ring terminal, we'll just slide up and over the wire, and you see just a little bit of the copper sticking out there, and then we'll crimp it down.

I like to give it a tug just to make sure we got a good connection. You can see we smashed it out pretty good, so we know we've got a good secured connection. It's not going to come loose on us. That will do it for our review and install of the Deka 10 to 12 Gauge Ring Terminal, part number DW05705-1. .


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Ring Terminal - 12-10 Gauge Wire - 3/8" Ring ID - DW05705-1

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