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Cable Dawg Tool, Coyote Brown

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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Item # 30-000397 NSN # 5110-01-598-2254
  • Length: 7.5"
  • Weight: 13.8 oz.
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Features

  • Coyote brown sheath
  • Made in the USA
  • Wire/Cable Cutter
  • CAT5 Jacket Cutter
  • Spring Loaded Jaw
  • RJ45 Crimper Head
  • Wire Strippers
  • Glass-Filled Nylon Molded Handles
  • Combo Edge Knife Blade with Jacket Cutter
  • Detachable Component Handle
  • Magnetic Driver Extension
  • Multiple Driver Storage Compartment
4 USNavy Brett - MAY 29, 2013

Needs one to match the navy working uniform..

4 Cable Dawg USAF Joe - NOV 18, 2012

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

4 IT1/E6 Billy House - AUG 29, 2012

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 USAF Radio Eric - AUG 25, 2012

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 IT - Mil Keith - AUG 21, 2012

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 IT Tom - FEB 14, 2012

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.

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