Crimping Small Wires Regarding your recent reports on joining small wires, I have a Perry 59-foot sailboat with 12V DC, 24V DC and 110V AC via both shorepower and a 4kW inverter. We’ve never had electrical problems with connectors when installed, but often have problems getting a good crimp. Often times we have needed to […]
Expecting calms for most of the passage, we set out in a flat calm with 70 gallons of fuel. Six hours later, around mid-day, the engine wailed, screeched, clanged, and died. Hardly a ripple stirred the Gulf of Panama.