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Cable Dawg Tool, Coyote Brown
Specialized Multi-Tool
Item: # 30-000397

Originally developed for US Military communications personnel, this invaluable tool is a specialized, industrial-grade multi-tool for work on fiber optic, IT, and cable systems. Loaded with industry-specific features, the Cable Dawg will save you multiple trips to the toolbox.

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    • Length: 7.5"
    • Weight: 13.8 oz.
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Made for U.S. Military communications personnel and telecom professionals out in the field, the Cable Dawg is a specialized, industrial grade multitool for work on fiber optic, IT, and satellite cable systems. Every single tool a communications specialist needs is combined into one - spring-loaded wire and cable cutters, CAT5 jacket cutter, RJ45 crimper, wire strippers, combo-edge knife and multiple drivers. The Cable Dawg attacks the job efficiently, safely and quickly, cutting out multiple trips to the toolbox, base camp or work truck.

*In 2012 the Cable Dawg received an update to the RJ45 crimper that more confidently connects commercially available plugs.

Industrial version can be found here


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  • 5
  • |OCT 9, 2014
  • |BY: Guy , Stuff Doer

This is nice.

  • 4
  • |FEB 13, 2014
  • |BY: Tyler , Wire Chief

Great tool but with the lack of a plier end its makes it hard to want to buy my own. But it is better to have this then some cheap crimpers that cant do the job.

  • 5
  • |JAN 29, 2014

This multi tool is the single most usefull thing I have ever had. But the name of it shouldnt be cable it should be WIRE.

  • 4
  • |MAY 29, 2013
  • |BY: Brett , USNavy

Needs one to match the navy working uniform..

  • 4
  • |NOV 18, 2012
  • |BY: Joe , Cable Dawg USAF

Same as the rest... it needs pliers. But everything else is exactly what I need every single day!

  • 4
  • |AUG 29, 2012
  • |BY: Billy House , IT1/E6

Love the tool, wish you made one that matched Naval working uniforms though. and as the previous comment suggest, a plier tool would be ideal.

  • 3
  • |AUG 25, 2012
  • |BY: Eric , USAF Radio

It'd be nice if you could change out jaws for other purposes. I rarely work on infrastructure stuff so this isn't something I'm going to rush out and buy for myself right now. Now if I could put some hex crimper jaws on there it would be a different story. Being able to crimp on grounding lugs would also be a nice addition.

  • 3
  • |AUG 21, 2012
  • |BY: Keith , IT - Mil

I concur. Nice setup.
Used it several times.
Hard to open, and harder to close, on the knife.
Still need a multi-tool/pliers though.

If it had a plier end, with crimpers and tool tips, it would be perfect.

  • 2
  • |FEB 14, 2012
  • |BY: Tom , IT

This would be great if it had pliers. I thought this would be the one tool to carry, but without pliers, you still need two.