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Old 06 October 2009, 21:42   #11
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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, 03:51   #12
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that is a good point being a searider the transom will almost be under the water most of the time.
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