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Old 01-11-2019, 07:41 PM   #5
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Vessel Model: 1983 Trojan F44 FBMY
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Originally Posted by High Wire View Post
Been a while, but one of the craziest things was the depthfinder was hooked up to power with speaker wire using wirenuts. Not the usual twist on method, but the wires were stuck into the wirenut then a zinc plated, flat head woodscrew was driven in to keep everything tight, then wrapped in a ball of electric tape the size of a walnut. Somebody did not have a clue.
Oh yea, on another boat, the PO used the wire within the fuel fill hose as the fuel line ground wire!
I guess when you lack the appropriate size wire-nut for your inappropriate wiring job, might as well push all-in on stupid...

Not sure I understand the "wire within the fuel fill hose"... ???
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