How to strip wire ends without wire strippers (speaker wire etc)

How to strip wire ends without wire strippers (speaker wire etc)

Not responsible for any electrical mishaps. Be Careful when working with electricity. A pair of wire stripper / crimper pliers are around but if you do not have access to a pair you can try these methods. Watch out for nicks on the wire from cutting into it which can make the strands break. You may break / cut wire using these methods, go gently and you can get perfect removal without any breakage or minimal loss of strands.

How to strip wire without wire strippers. Strip electrical wiring for anything without a dedicated wire stripper. For splicing wires together.
Remove outer insulation from copper or other wire using a a flame from a lighter, razor blade, scissors,wire cutter or pliers.

For example small gauge stranded wire for speakers such as home theater or car audio can be stripped easily using any of these methods.

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