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Old 11-25-2012, 07:20 AM   #11
Bad Daddy
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Location: Raincouver, BC
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I believe that Copper has 2.5 times the conductivity of brass.
Copper, being an element is also more noble than brass, which
contains zinc, a metal that will erode(corrode?) in the presence of salt.
Tinned terminals are even more corrosion resistant. Couple that with tinned
Copper wire, and you have a very reliable connection, after you crimp, then cover
with dual wall heat shrink.
FTZ connectors, Blue Sea Systems, and Ancor Wire are good sources of information.
Especially Blue Sea Systems.

BD
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