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16-14 Gauge Butt Connector - 5 Pack

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Deka 16-14 Gauge Nylon Butt Connector

  • Includes 5 connectors




Video of 16-14 Gauge Butt Connector - 5 Pack

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Deka Wiring 05731-5 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the five pack of 16 to 14 gauge butt connectors. These vinyl insulated blue butt connectors have a wire range of 16 to 14 gauge. The wire gauge, you can see it fits, is actually stamped on here. They do use chamfered barrel ends in the inside to allow fast and easy wire insertion from both ends. The very middle has a built in wire stop for accurate positioning of the wires and these must be crimped at the ends for a good insulated connection, and this part comes as a quantity of five. But, that should do it for the review on the five pack of the 16 to 14 gauge butt connectors..


Customer Reviews

16-14 Gauge Butt Connector - 5 Pack - 05731-5

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)


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Mary was awesome to work with on canceling one order for this order of in stock items. Received all parts today and they installed nicely.



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Not water tight silicone butt connectors wouldn't use these


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While we dont have butt connectors designed to be water tight, we do have heat-shrink butt connectors like part # DW05744-5
Deka Heat Shrink Butt Connector - 16-14 Gauge - Nylon Insulation - Blue - Qty 5
$8.36
as well as primary wire heat shrink tubing # DW05451
Primary Wire Heat-Shrinkable Tubing - 18-14 Gauge - Black - 1/8" Shrink Diameter - 6" Long
$8.42
. The heat shrink design is intended to help keep as much water as possible out of the wiring connection.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 10/28/2019


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Wanted to upgrade my trailer to LED tail lights during an overhaul an new flooring. After stopping at 4 auto supply stores that carried the brand I wanted but only stocked the most expensive ones the company offered, I went to etrailer an stopped wasting my time. Exactly what I wanted. Priced honestly, and delivered quickly. Won't waste the time & gas next time. Just come back to etrailer an be completely satisfied.



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I ordered a Ventline Vanair RV vent fan. It arrived on time and in good shape. I believe I paid a fair price for this item. I have not yet installed the fan, but have no reason to suspect it will not be the exact replacement for the defective one in my Airstream. I also purchased the butt connectors to hook up the fan during installation.


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I installed the fan and it works fine.
Richard D - 07/21/2017



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I am very happy with the quality of the products and the service! Most of all I want to compliment you on the instructional videos included in your websit. They are simple to follow, informative and answered several questions I had about the products and the installation. I will definitely be back when needed and highly recommend etrailer.com!!



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What can I say? they work and are inexpensive. I had to find something to add to my order to get from 149.90 to go over the 150.00 to get free shipping, and if you own a trailer, it's always a good idea to have these in your toolbox!



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Everything was easy to install thanks to the Etrailer video on Youtube. I got it all done in about 20 minutes and it all works great. I highly recommend this company.



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Used to wire a Tekonsha Primus brake controller to a 2009 Porsche Cayenne S. Worked perfectly.



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My order was received in a timely manner, the staff is always helpful whenever I've had questions,& tutorial videos are a very helpful resource ,no complaints here



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Good price, works well.


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So far so good, no issues
pjcd - 08/14/2018



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Basic connectors, nice to not have to buy a pack of 100 since I only needed a few.



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Good product that protects the wires.



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Used these to connect all my lights and connections to my wires.



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Good quality, good material and very fu nctional.



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Easy to install. Works well.



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Great stuff! I will definitely be ordering from you guys again!!!



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All is good thanks for the follow up



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Perfect fit. Quick shipping with the rest of my order.



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Great product and service



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just what I needed



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    I have a solution for you, but the # 05731-5 are not heat shrink style butt connectors, so heating them isn't going to provide any protection. Instead I recommend using the Deka Heat Shrink Butt Connector - 16-14 Gauge - Nylon Insulation - Blue - Qty 5 # DW05744-5, which can be heated up to provide some insulation from the elements. This would be the best solution it sounds like and would be my recommendation.
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    To make the wire connections to install the Replacement Switch # LG-145236 that you referenced you have a few options. The most recommended method would be to solder the connections and then wrap the connections with electrical tape. Next we have butt end connectors like the # 05731-5. Finally, some use twist connectors which we don't carry. They aren't recommended so I wouldn't use them anyway but I figured I'd give you all the options that are out there.
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