Fix your broken Ethernet plug using zip ties. What ?? Yes !

Today there are always some Ethernet cables around with a broken plug.

You won't buy a new cable ?? Take a zip tie and fix it.


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Fix a broken ethernet plug (using zip tie)


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Step 1: Lost Plug

Everybody knows this problem:

You lost your Ethernet plug...and the cable slipping out constantly....???

Step 2: Zip Tie

Take a zip tie and cut it off (as you can see at the pics) .

It doesn't need to be a certain length....about 1-2 inches....

Step 3: Head

....then halve the head (of the height....)

Step 4: Plug In

...just put the zip tie on the plug and plug it in together....

Step 5: Ready

...ready !

To release the plug, push down the zip tie.

Pretty cool, huh ??? :-D

<p>Thanks, I have to try this one.</p>
<p>Did it work ??? </p>
Hello Ehlers, yes it did work thank you.
<p>Cool. I will try it. Thanks</p>
<p>.....and ?? Did it work ??? :-D</p>
<p>Whoa! Good one! It's planned obsolescence thwarted! I'm sure the clip ends were designed for continuous purchases of wires / cables!</p>
Many thanks, you just saved me time I cannot put a price on and tons of aggravation.
<p>That's nice to hear :-D</p>
<p>Cool... Simple and useful.</p>
<p>Thank YOU :-)</p>
<p>Nice idea, thanks!</p>
<p>Thank YOU :-D</p>
I have sooo many broken Ethernet cables! I need to try this. Voted!
<p>Thank YOU very much :-D</p>
Very nice!
<p>Thank YOU !</p>
great temporary idea. but i highly recommend buying the tool for replacing the tip:))
<p>Just think, how many zip ties you could buy for the same money... :-D</p>
Great tip, I've always hated clipless cables and now have a solution.
<p>...nice that I could help you :-D</p>
nice one! I literally have this problem at the moment, thanks for the tip
Thank YOU for the comment :-)

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