PRC EC5 Assembly Punch

SKU: AC-EC5P
Unique tool makes it easy to assemble EC5 connectors
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$7.99

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The EC5 is a great connector, but assembling them can be frustrating at best and dangerous at worst. This unique tool solves those problems for good.

Designed from the ground up in house here at ProgressiveRC, our EC5 Assembly Punch makes it a breeze to insert the EC5 bullets into their housing. Once the connector is soldered and ready to be popped into the housing, simply align the semi-circular lip on the end of the connector - the punch will cover over 180° of the bullet's edge, allowing you to apply even pressure safely and easily. Then it's just a matter of giving it a light tap with a hammer, or even pressing it in by hand!

Precisely machined from stainless steel, this tool is ready to put in a lifetime of hard work.

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Customer Reviews (14)

EC 5 Punch toolReview by English RC heli man
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Perfect, best thing since sliced bread

Thank you to the inventor and to Progressive RC (Posted on 8/28/2017)
ROUND AND SILVERYReview by DAIYOX
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Its a punch, it's round, it's silver, it's shiny, and works with perfect simplicity (Posted on 7/18/2017)
WOW!Review by Christian
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This is just the thing that I've needed for a long time. Installing EC5s used to be a pain, trying to use a screwdriver to put the bullets in the carrier. Now with the punch, it is a snap! (Posted on 6/12/2017)
It works really well!Review by MikePS
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Having long ago converted almost everything I have to EC5, I've had years of practice assembling EC5 connectors and have on more than one occasion rammed a small screwdriver into my hand in the process of pushing the bullet into the plastic housing. This little tool works really well for that and in using in for the past 6 assemblies it not only kept me from injuring myself, I believe the "c" shape of the tool actually makes the assembly easier since it distributes the force around half of the bullet, instead of one tiny portion of it like the screwdriver did.

Kudos to the inventor and thanks to Progressive for making it available! (Posted on 11/3/2016)
buy oneReview by michael
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works very good, best I've ever used (Posted on 10/24/2016)
EC5 toolReview by donald
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Tool looks good, but to short to hand hold and push.. I drilled and taped for 10-32
bolt and use a 6" bolt as a hand hold.. (Posted on 10/21/2016)
Will not fit SermosReview by AJK
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The minute I read the article in the October issue of Model Aviation about this tool I ordered one on line. Got it very quickly and it is very high quality. The problem is that it can't be used with Sermos connectors, at least not the ones sold ten years ago. It will not fit into the connector. Too big.

The article shows a Sermos connector along with an EC5 so I assumed it would work with both. No such luck. (Posted on 10/6/2016)
It works, but hard to see in day light.Review by George
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Check several chargers and devices, no problems. (Posted on 9/24/2016)
Cool tool!Review by Merritt
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Great idea for the EC5 connectors. No more ruined screwdrivers. (Posted on 9/19/2016)
Prc ec5 punchReview by lad51
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Firts class tool saves stabbing screwdriver into hand trying to assemble connectors.
Any chance of one for EC3 connectors? (Posted on 8/8/2016)
Long over dueReview by Stephen
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About time someone came up with a tool like this. (Posted on 8/6/2016)
AaaReview by Sal
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Aaaaa (Posted on 6/28/2016)
practicalReview by Benedito
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practical and easy to use, allowing a smooth finish (Posted on 5/16/2016)
Nice ToolReview by Matthew
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I saw this tool and decided to give it a try. I have been using flat screwdrivers and allen wrenches for years to snap in the EC5 leads. The tool arrived and was put to use right away. It works perfectly and easily. I cannot believe that no one had thought of this before! I may order a few more to keep in the toolbox. This makes installing EC5 leads fun. (Posted on 5/2/2016)

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