Wire wrapping wires

OK, after getting my salary this week, I rushed out and got these. Its been too long. Ever since I discovered them long ago, they have been a boon to my projects. Small enough to fit in cramped spaces and still good enough to deliver the required power, these wire-wrapping wires are lifesavers. But because they're so thin, just a few yanks would have severed it. The wire is essentially a single strand coated with a plastic sheath. If you were to strip it like a normal wire, either by using a wire stripper or just a sharp blade, its guaranteed to snap later when you have sealed or screwed your project box tight. This is because the blade of the cutter can easily make a dent to the cable which in turn, becomes the weakest point. So, the only way this time, is to carefully melt the plastic. The melted plastic would then cool and harden which you can then just pull it off with your finger, provided you do it fast enough.

So, for RM10.00 each, I only have enough for a red
and a black spool. Yes, I have learnt my lesson of
buying a single colour when doing a complicated
project which has a lot of connections. Its fine if
you can concentrate. But when you're married
and have children running and shouting about,
the chances of getting a wrong connection is high.
Years ago, I bought a green one which costs me
about RM24.00. Ouch.

And what am I going to use these wires for this time?
Here's a sneak preview!

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