SailNet Community - View Single Post - Advice, please on crimping wire connections...
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 08-19-2006
Dyslexic, Not Daft !
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 28
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0

End of story, crimping on a boat is a no no. crimping to a bilge pump is lunacy.

Crimping is a cheap and cheerfull method of making a terminal connection.

Solder. JUST LIKE the MANUFACTURER OF YOUR BILGE PUMP did when making it.

There is NO argument between solder or crimp. There is nothing brittle about a soldered joint IF Its been made correctly and the cables dressed accordingly (hellerman sleeved etc)

When it comes to critical systems YOU solder OR you get someone in who knows what they are doing to solder it for you.
jorjo is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome