Twist Splices

By Gary Tilson; posted April 16, 2007

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Pictured are two twist splices and the tools that were used. The one on the right is a Western Union style made on 109 guage wire. On the left is a power company or railroad 440v type strand. Notice the copper sleeve over the strand type splice. Tools and splices provided by the Charles Hall Museum, Tellico Plains, TN