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Offline MaltiKTopic starter

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SLA Battery connector
« on: February 25, 2009, 07:09:45 AM »
So I bought this battery:



And it came with a nut, two washers, and a screw. What I did was put the 10 gauge wire in between the screw-washer-and nut, and screwed the nut in very tightly, then wrapped it all in a layer of duct tape to avoid shorts.

What I am wondering is, is there an easier way to do this?

:It took a long time getting the wire secured:
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Offline blacksheep

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Re: SLA Battery connector
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2009, 10:05:02 AM »
Solder the wire to the terminal, epoxy over it and toss a molex connector on the end, I guess.

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Re: SLA Battery connector
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009, 01:59:59 PM »
Not very interchangeable...
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Re: SLA Battery connector
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2009, 03:41:14 PM »
Hi,

Just crimp/solder on an auto ring terminal like this:
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Re: SLA Battery connector
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2009, 09:46:08 AM »
I second the ring connector suggestion.

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then wrapped it all in a layer of duct tape to avoid shorts.
sounds like a job for black 'electrical tape' ;D

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Re: SLA Battery connector
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2009, 10:20:46 AM »
Bolt, locknut, wingnut. locknut keps bolt in place when you remove wingnut.

Make dam around connection. pour in Crisco. Crisco hardens. when you need access more than you need insulation, hot water melts the crisco.

 


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