PRC-174 suff

PRC-174 Battery plugs
Alot of people have the PRC-174 radio but I have heard that most have not been able to come up wit a suitable plug for the battery connector.
This is an RC car battery connector that I used.  The side with the female pins so that it plugs right onto the bottom of the raido.

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This is how the plug plugs onto the radio power connector. Note polarity!

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Package of two plugs from electronics store, nuff said.

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Side view of plug

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Top view of plug

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Here is the important part, once you build the plug, nip the tip off the end of if with a hobby knife or razor saw so that the female pins are just a hair inside the end of the plug. 

This ensures maximum mating and strength to plug onto the PRC-174 plug.   Photo is of stock plug and cut down plug side by side.

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Radio Shack also carries the RC Car battery plugs.