SailNet Community - View Single Post - Is tinned boat wire necessary?
View Single Post
post #36 of Old 04-30-2019
Dirt Free
boatpoker's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 2,610
Thanks: 22
Thanked 147 Times in 142 Posts
Rep Power: 12
Re: Is tinned boat wire necessary?

Originally Posted by pdqaltair View Post
I have never seen THHN wire fail in that way. And this is why the USCG approves it. But not just any wire.

And as you pointed out, it's not cheaper. You pay for quality.

Just sayin'.
Ok, Your post #3 proves you have never read the ABYC Standards .... You stated they required tinned wire..... they don't

This post proves you have not read the US Regulations as they are laid out in Code of Federal Regulations Title 33 and 46 not in any USCG regulations. Neither these regulations nor USCG "approves" any wire.

If you have a citation that states otherwise please show it.

The hysterical laughter you hear as you drive a way in your"new" boat ..... is the seller.
boatpoker is online now  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome