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Old 06-09-2011, 13:08   #31
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Re: Shore Power Cable Short Circuit ?

Also check voltages. Low power increases amps
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Re: Shore Power Cable Short Circuit ?

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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.
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Re: Shore Power Cable Short Circuit ?

As always thanks all CF for the good advices.
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