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  1. the pict
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    the pict Forum Mentor

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    I have a metrel MFT and my spiral lead has gave up ..... so what kind of plug is on the machine side it must be called something ...as I want to make up my own
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  2. telectrix
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    post a pic. i don't know the metrel.
     
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  3. Spoon
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  4. Murdoch
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    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

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    I've got metrel and I looked long and hard for this part with no success ..... the replacement leads are no longer curly!
     
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  5. Spoon
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    I can't seem to find the '4 pin special Metrel connector' anywhere as well.
    Still looking...
     
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  8. camerabloke
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    £50 for a lead. God
     
  9. Spoon
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    That's probably why @the pict@the pict wants to make his own.....
     
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  10. Murdoch
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    Metrel are taking the pxss ...................................

    that said my existing one has been in use a long time ................. so better quality than the curly one!
     
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  11. Gavin John Hyde
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    ill check my emails and post later, I ordered from a site recently and they stock literally every connector going, you could knock your own lead up using some curly flex as we will call it and a plug.

    Have looked and it seems metrel had the 4 pin adaptor thing made purely to be awkward.. its essentially 4 banana adaptors as they are known on other leads/mfts in one. it means you can only use there approved stuff, although some in the far east started knocking them out. you will if you look hard enough find the adaptor, then using some wires and readily available banana adaptors make your own, but given the time to locate bits, might be cheaper to buy one.
     
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    Last edited: Mar 9, 2018
  12. Spoon
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    I've just gone through the CPC catalogue and can't find one in there. Hopefully you will have better luck.
     
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  13. pirate
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    pirate Regular EF Member

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    Curly-wurly!
     
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  14. Murdoch
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  15. Andy78
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    I'm gonna look after my curly one a bit better now
     
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