thanks for all the replies folks. The cable I priced earlier definitely wasn't tinned, so maybe need to think about that.
Originally Posted by Rogue Wave
Re the dealer putting doubt in your mind about something you weren't sourcing from him I was under the impression that was his Job!
Indeed! but to be honest it was the servicing guy rather than the salesman, and I probably would have bought a pukka set of longer Honda leads if they made them, but they don't.
These days it's an £8500 engine RRP, and it only comes with 2m power cables! They don't even offer longer versions, and for an engine that's clearly designed to be remotely started/operated, it just doesn't seem to make much sense to me. I can only assume that RIBS, shipping lots of water etc, aren't the target market for them?
As I say though, ta for all replies.