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Old 21 April 2015, 06:43   #1
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Has anybody ever used the snap on type and if so how did they perform


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Old 21 April 2015, 07:20   #2
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Has anybody ever used the snap on type and if so how did they perform


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Terrible Billy Haven't used them on the boat, had them on the mower & they were sh1te. The last thing you want is a battery lead coming off with the engine running, chances are it'll fry your engine charging circuit. I always use clamps or studs with stainless Nylocs on boats.
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Dunno what you mean by snap-on? If it's crimped then run a mile. I lost an EMM and a day on the water to crimped ends - work of the devil. You can't tell if they're loose by looking
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Dunno what you mean by snap-on? If it's crimped then run a mile. I lost an EMM and a day on the water to crimped ends - work of the devil. You can't tell if they're loose by looking
I'd assumed it was this type
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The clip on type are rubbish. We tried them on clay pigeon trap batteries. They only lasted weeks !
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I'd assumed it was this type

Yes it was Dave. I was only interested as I always do as you do. I don't trust anything else.



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Dunno what you mean by snap-on? If it's crimped then run a mile. I lost an EMM and a day on the water to crimped ends - work of the devil. You can't tell if they're loose by looking

See Dave's response. Was just interested. I always use nuts and always will.


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Thanks folks for your responses. Confirmed what I thought. I will continue with nuts!!


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OMG! They SELL those?
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As it happens I've just ordered some 5/16 unc stainless aerotites for my next project.
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