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Old 04-06-2016, 06:56 AM   #1
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Default Electrical terminal corrosion

I am having some connectivity issues with electronics in my console. I looked at the terminal blocks under the console and they were rusted up pretty good. I want to replace them and potentially the toggle switches in my dash. Is there anything special about a "marine" terminal block other than the terminals being stainless steel? I am tired of having electrical gremlins and want to take care of this.
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Old 04-06-2016, 10:16 AM   #2
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Just get something from Blue Sea and you'll be fine.
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Or Genuinedealz. http://www.genuinedealz.com/marine-e...erminal-blocks
And when you are done with wiring it up, spray it with something like CorrosionX.
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All marine connections need to be coated with dielectric grease, preferably before and after connections are screwed down. Anything else is a band-aid
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All marine connections need to be coated with dielectric grease, preferably before and after connections are screwed down. Anything else is a band-aid

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Which dielectric grease is everyone using?
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Which dielectric grease is everyone using?
I just go to the autoparts store same type of dielectric grease - save 50% over west marine.
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Which dielectric grease is everyone using?
I use ElectriGuard but they're pretty much all the same.
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