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Hey guys,
I have a 4 gauge power wire that i need to connect to my amp. The end of the wire that would connect with the amp is just where the wire was cut. if i were to strip the insulation off the wires how would i connect it to the little screw(the little screw that your power/ground/rca/etc. wires are connected) in my amp? Theres too much copper.

do i need to connect something at the end? if so, what? and how?

P.S I have no access to a soldering iron =/

Thanks!!! :D
 

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Seconded.

Though they suck for some things, Radio Shack has the stuff you are after. As does Parts Express online.
 

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I couldn't find any spade terminals that fit 4-gauge wires so I jammed the bare wire under the screw on amp and tightened. Works and haven't had a problem since. I can't image how people hook up 0-gauge wiring kits
 

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hattrick203 said:
I couldn't find any spade terminals that fit 4-gauge wires so I jammed the bare wire under the screw on amp and tightened. Works and haven't had a problem since. I can't image how people hook up 0-gauge wiring kits
1/0 gauge is usually run to a distribution block.

Also the majority of amps do not use spade terminals anymore. They use direct wire application to save on installation worries and mistakes. And for those, obviously no terminal is needed,
 
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