[Public-List] Battery Terminals -- screw on or auto posts
mainstay at csolve.net
Tue Sep 3 07:01:29 PDT 2019
The main battery connections are by normal marine clamps… I do use the 1/4” bolt fittings for the VHF.
> On Sep 3, 2019, at 5:48 AM, Jonathan Bresler via Public-List <public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:
> Heard the other day that the 1/4"(?) screw posts on batteries are for
> radios and other items that draw low current because the screw posts are
> stainless steel. High currents should be supplied by attaching to the
> automotive posts (1/2"? 5/8"? diameter) which are made of lead. The idea
> being that lead is more conductive than stainless steel.
> How do you connect your starters and alternators to the batteries?
> Jonathan M Bresler
> S/V Constance Alberg 30 #262
> Annapolis/Eastport MD
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