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Stripped Wire Insulation

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Rather than use a Scotchlock connector that cuts the wire, I used a pair of strippers to cut the insulation and then a razor knife to cut a piece of it off. Be careful not to cut any of the actual copper of the wire. I cleared 1⁄2- to 3⁄4-inch and wrapped the feed wire going to the relay around it before soldering. If I ever want to remove it, I can de-solder it, or just cut the new wire right next to the solder joint.