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  1. captjohn liked Amaralfish's post in the thread New heat shrink connectors.

    Been hectic. Wife spent the night in the hospital last night. Baby is doing good

    Jun 18, 2019 at 2:52 PM
  2. captjohn replied to the thread tach. replacement.

    Volvo gauges are silly expensive!!! That being said, it's a function of the number of poles in the alternator AND the diameter of the...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 5:02 PM
  3. captjohn replied to the thread vhf transmit, receive.

    First things I would check would be the power and ground to the unit, then the antenna connection.

    Jun 17, 2019 at 4:52 PM
  4. captjohn liked Amaralfish's post in the thread New heat shrink connectors.

    I wouldn’t use them Crimping has a better connection Solder is good until it gets hot and the solder wicks away Some guys tried them on...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 9:47 PM
  5. captjohn replied to the thread New heat shrink connectors.

    The type of connector being discussed is NOT a crimp type, the connection is via solder, which is reflowed by means of a heat gun, or...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 9:44 PM
  6. captjohn replied to the thread New heat shrink connectors.

    These were not designed, or intended, for the purpose shown. They were designed specifically to connect a small gauge wire to the outer...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 5:37 PM