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You shouldn't be using a spade connector on a boat, unless it has the upturned ends. Electrical terminals on a boat are supposed to be captive, which is why ring terminals are generally used, except where the screws are captive, and then spade terminals with the upturned tips are used instead.

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Last edited by sailingdog; 02-29-2008 at 03:33 PM. Reason: LOL... Halekai beat me to it. :)
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