Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

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Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

Post by dlandersson » Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:15 pm

Battery wiring - can you see the problems? :)

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Re: Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

Post by Highlander » Sat Jul 18, 2015 10:09 am

Sh_t no it all looks good to me yer guy,s all squeamish or something , it,s all nicely compacted together in one nice small location so as u,ll only need one fire extinguisher ! See the guy was thinkin ahead of time !! :)

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Re: Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

Post by Phil M » Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:59 am

My :macm: sits on the hard for most of the year, so marine grade wiring is a little over the top for me. But it is interesting to see what the expectations are.

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Re: Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

Post by seahouse » Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:10 pm

Wing nuts are perfectly functional and much more convenient than regular hex nuts on battery terminals if they are torqued down correctly. Meaning, NOT by hand. In fact they are WAY safer than a hex nut that has been torqued down by hand, LOL. (Comparing apples to apples) :D

Also interesting that the Mac M does not have a separate tray for the batteries, I never considered that until now. But the area under the ladder in itself could be considered that (and the "tray" is built into the floor), since it is somewhat separate from the other areas.
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Re: Battery wiring - can you see the problems?

Post by Catigale » Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:29 am

Moved to Main Board in the interests of promoting safety discussion

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