How to Shorten a Power Cable

Usually power cables are about 60 to 90 inches long. Here is how to shorten them to the length you need.

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How to Shorten a Power Cable
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Usually power cords are much too long.

Usually power cords are much too long.

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You can get the replacement plug in a hardware store or on eBay for ließ than 2$.

You can get the replacement plug in a hardware store or on eBay for ließ than 2$.

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While following this guide, keep the cable unplugged at any time! Otherwise you can hurt yourself badly!!!

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Cut the cable at the preferred length

Cut the cable at the preferred length

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Use this part of the cable from here on

Use this part of the cable from here on

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Slice open the outer insulation

Slice open the outer insulation

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Cut it off

Cut it off

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Remove 1cm of the inner insulation

Remove 1cm of the inner insulation

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Take apart the replacement plug

Take apart the replacement plug

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Put the cable through the back end

Put the cable through the back end

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Attach the cables to the plug. There is no right or wrong: one on one side, the other on the other side.

Attach the cables to the plug. There is no right or wrong: one on one side, the other on the other side.

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The little bridge will secure the cable

The little bridge will secure the cable

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Close it up

Close it up

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Aaaaand: You're done - Before & After

Aaaaand: You're done - Before & After

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Before & After

Before & After

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Works like a charm

Works like a charm

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