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Hardline Coring Tool .500"

The HC-50 hardline coring tool is designed to core 1/2" diameter T10500 Times Fiber T10 COAX cable, Commscope P3, and other similar .500" cables. This coring tool features the following:

  • Heavy duty aluminum body with coring bits and blades made of heat treated high carbon steel for long life and durability
  • T handle is a ratcheting handle for increased comfort and faster coring
  • T handle can be removed, allowing the user to attach a drill to make coring even easier
  • Replacement blades and coring bits can be purchased separately (no need to ever replace the entire tool, see below for replacement part numbers)
  • Ideal for aerial or underground hardline cables for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings
  • Bevels the outer conductor and chamfers the center conductor
  • Adjustable to expose the center conductor to preset lengths of 13/18", 7/8", 15/18", or 1”
  • Includes Allen keys for replacing stripping blades and removing the T handle


Function: Coring




Cable Size

1/2" (.500" or 12.7 mm)


6" (152 mm)


0.80 lbs (0.36 kg)