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Old 03-18-2013
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Re: Fluke 87

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Originally Posted by SchockT View Post
A short isn't a subjective thing when you are trying to troubleshoot a line voltage control circuit that is blowing control fuses, and the cheap meter says that a portion of the circuit is O/L, and the good meter says it is shorted to ground. In that case having a crappy meter means spending a lot more time searching for a problem that it can't see.
Does that kind of circuit exist on a sailboat?
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