Doc, here's what I did to keep the cables from crimping. Also, I no longer buy the rubber coated lines and only go with the metal braided. The rubber will not hold up if crimped in any way. Hope this helps.
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NB Bandera with mods
Weber 22 .5" x 2, 26.75" x 1
UDS x 3
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