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Old 03-02-2016, 06:10 PM   #21
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How have your Anderson connectors held up? All of mine broke right where the wire goes into the lug. I think they were soldered and not crimped.

I also moved my controller inside and the entire system works much better. I am planning phase 3 which will include Trimetric monitor and charge controller. Mine is not programmable. I also updated my batteries to 2 6v golf cart in series. Plenty of juice.
Another reason why soldering is not a recommended connection method for RV or marine use.

Proper crimping and heat shrink is not only generally accepted and preferred, but far superior, especially according to the ABYC.
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