Above. Carefully straighten the cable
Above. Carefully scrape along the cable with your knife.
Below. While you have your knife out, you can clean up the Constable too.
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the length of the cable, across the ribbing detail. This  can be removed carefully scraping along the cable with  your knife, allowing the blade to lightly dig into the  surface detail, enough to remove the mould line, but not  enough to cut deeply into or through the cable. This is  not easy, but with a bit of practice it can be done.  Fortunately the cables are all over long so I would  recommend practising on the end of the cable furthest  away from the power pack, so if you do accidentally  chop through the cable it won’t be disastrous.  (Remember your blade will be very sharp, so please do  not cut against your fingers). While you have your knife  out, you can clean up the Constable himself, using a  similar technique. You can the finish both off with a fine file. Again be  aware when you are filing the cable that it is fragile, try to  draw the file across the detail, while supporting the cable  
with your finger, allowing the file to go into all the ribbing  detail of the cable, this will help to restore any detail you  might have lost in the cleaning process. I then snipped off  a tiny bit of the locating pin on the back of the power pack  to allow it to seat properly in the hole on the Constable.  FIXING THE CABLE With a satisfactorily cleaned up cable I moved on the  fixing the thing in place. Firstly I held the cable in place  trying to imagine the run of the cable. Having got that in  my head, I proceeded to bend the cable so it would run  from the belt pack to the bottom of the truncheon and  hang in a convincing manner. To save stress on the cable  during bending, I slowly formed it around an old  paintbrush.  When the cable was bent around, I again held it in place  to see if it fitted and made and little adjustments needed.  
Carefully scrape along the cable with your knife. While you have your knife out, you can clean up the Constable too. Draw the file across the detail, while supporting it with your finger, allowing the file into the ribbing detail.
Below. Draw the file across the detail, while supporting it with your finger, allowing the file into the ribbing detail.