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Old 06 October 2009, 20:42   #11
Country: UK - Scotland
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Originally Posted by markg View Post
i would not bother too much about the battery, i have had electric fence units and batterys completly submerged under a few feet of water for nearly a fortnight and they have been fine, keep the wireing connections to the minimum and solder the joints where you can is more important
Wrong. A battery in salt water will be a corrosive disaster in a very short time. From experience and imho, of course.

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Old 07 October 2009, 02:51   #12
Country: UK - Scotland
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Originally Posted by mdt View Post
that is a good point being a searider the transom will almost be under the water most of the time.
It was!

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