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Old 08-03-2007, 11:35 AM   #1
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Can anyone advise where i can purchase some decent electrical connectors ?
I have tried all the standard places ie: maplin/chandlers/autofactors etc.. but can only get the cr@ppy red/blue/yellow ally things which last about 2 mins.

was after some 6 / 8mm ring terminals & male / female spades

Any ideas ?
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Old 08-03-2007, 12:05 PM   #2
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Yeah, TD and I have bought fantastic quality, adhesive shrink sleeve crimp terminals in the states before, and I think he's now found them available over here. not cheap though, both here, and in the states. you'll have to ask him where though, as I can't remember.
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Try these. I use them for all things electrical and the're half the price of that one. Watch the delivery though.

Always seems to be next day delivery too.


http://www.marineelectrics.co.uk/pag...ls.htm#htshrnk
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Try these. I use them for all things electrical and the're half the price of that one. Watch the delivery though.

Always seems to be next day delivery too.


http://www.marineelectrics.co.uk/pag...ls.htm#htshrnk
Cheers for that, I am going to be about 5mins from them on Wednesday,
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sure farnell sell them.
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Yeah, TD and I have bought fantastic quality, adhesive shrink sleeve crimp terminals in the states before, and I think he's now found them available over here. not cheap though, both here, and in the states. you'll have to ask him where though, as I can't remember.
Index Marine in Poole seem about the best value over here. CPC (Farnell) stock them, but they're a bit pricier.
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http://www.merlinequipment.com/ - they have a good range of everything electrical you need and boat related knowledge as well!
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They do indeed have some excellent products, but they don't stock heat shrinkable terminals.

According to the lady behind the counter, they aren't neccessary in a marine envoirment, mind you she also told me that all your wiring should be done in red or black.....no colours. When I said I used colours for different circuits, she told me that I was doing it wrong. Apparently, they supply Sunseekers with red and black (and green!) wiring, and they know what they are doing.
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They do indeed have some excellent products, but they don't stock heat shrinkable terminals.

According to the lady behind the counter, they aren't neccessary in a marine envoirment, mind you she also told me that all your wiring should be done in red or black.....no colours. When I said I used colours for different circuits, she told me that I was doing it wrong. Apparently, they supply Sunseekers with red and black (and green!) wiring, and they know what they are doing.

I know about that - to be fair we use printable heatshrink at both ends of each wire - the reason is there is no coloured marine grade cable that I can find!
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