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Just remember that solder will "flow" away from the pressure points and this can cause a poor connection over time. This is why aluminum wire in houses is sometimes a problem.
 

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The pro to tinning wires is that you minimize the probems of stray strands that might touch a chassis or opposite polarity causing shorts.

I don't know of any downsides to it unless you use too much and it is under a great deal of pressure. It might result in the connection needing to be tightened over time, but I have not had that issue. I use tinned ends on the speaker leads in the shop all the time for safety and durability.
 
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