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Re: Installing engine gauges

Originally Posted by oldfurr View Post
I know this is an old thread but....
I would avoid an ammeter like the plague, I had two '60s vintage cars charging systems totally cut out with no obvious reason due to gauges with the entire alternator output running through them going kuput. Took me forever to diagnose the problem the first time.
Just my .02$
Thanks for the input.
I don't think the age of any thread matters unless the technology is obsolete (Often with PC's, not likely with sailboats) or the subject matter is of a timely nature (i.e., current weather/tidal conditions). A pet peeve of mine is when members post before they search. Why re-invent the wheel when so much information has already been discussed? When possible, add...don't duplicate...IMHO
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