Lever Type Tool Hand Swager - Miami Cordage


Tools required for Installation:

  • Cable Cutter
  • Sharp Knife
  • Marking pen or pencil
  • Johnson Marine Company Lever Type Tool

**Instructions apply to this tool only, FAILURE could result from using other tools Important: Use only 1/8″ or 3/16″, preformed, corrosion resistant wire in 7×7 construction.

  1. Adjust all turnbuckles & pelican hooks to 2/3 extended.
  2. Strip vinyl cover back to expose bare wire to dimensions shown in (A).
  3. ***Place terminal into proper die: 1/8″ wire – Tool #SJ53-215 die marked “1/8″ 3/16” wire – Tool #SJ53-215 die marked “3/16”
  4. Insert wire into terminal positioning approximately 1/8″ from end. Make sure that vinyl covering is tight against terminal before crimping. Complete 3 crimps as shown in (B). Use the gauge provided with tool to check the after crimp dimension. Measure here…adjust tool if required.
  5. Attach completed terminal at required position and lead wire through stanchion eyes. Attach next terminal to be crimped at required postion and while holding the wire taut, mark wire as shown in (C).
  6. Repeat steps 2 through 4.

*Hand crimp terminals when properly applied will withstand pullout strains of 65 – 70% of 7×7 wire strength. We do not warrant use of these terminals for standing rigging or other high load applications. **1/8″ wire may be used with 3/16″ terminal by installing sleeve (Product # SJ36611) into terminal.