Tips for Coaxial Cable Wiring | The Family Handyman Author: The Family Handyman Use the Proper Coaxial Cable. It’s important to install the proper cable. RG-6 (‘RG’ is an old military Roll Out Coaxial Cable. If you lay a spool of cable on its side and start pulling cable off it, the cable Avoid Sharp Bends with Coaxial Cable. Sharp bends will damage a cable. Think of wrapping a Avoid Coaxial Cable Stingers. Once coaxial cable has been stripped, leave the foil in place, but See all full list on familyhandyman How to install coax cable end connector fittings Step #2. With the coaxial cable connector properly fitted to the cable insert it into the crimp tool as shown at right. When the connector is properly in place squeeze the handle to crimp the connector onto the cable. The first slot of the tool is for RG 59 cable and the second slot (as shown) is for RG 6 coax cable.