Re: Shore Power Cable Short Circuit ?
Originally Posted by hellosailor
What osiris said: Grease the contacts.
I'd probably use No-Alox or another contact enhancer that is basically grease heavily doped with zinc dust, rather than using plain dielectric grease though. The zinc dust is sacrificed if there's any galvanic action, so it provides some extra protection, not just blocking oxidation.
Indeed! No boat should be without it.
Although I wouldn't hesitate to use Ideal's "No-Alox", I prefer Burndy's "Penetrox" compound. It's a little less "runny", especially in warmer applications.
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"