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Old 06-01-2016, 05:17 AM
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What is best to use on battery cable and selector switch posts to prevent corrosion? T-9, terminal protector (i.e. the red stuff), CRC corrosion protector (seems too waxy for this use), or ????
While I have Ancor lugs, they still rust over time, and thought I would try to get ahead of it on the new boat.
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As its your new baby...Vaseline.
Otherwise known as Petroleum Jelly.
Cheap, clean and waterproof.
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Originally Posted by rasbill View Post
What is best to use on battery cable and selector switch posts to prevent corrosion? T-9, terminal protector (i.e. the red stuff), CRC corrosion protector (seems too waxy for this use), or ????
While I have Ancor lugs, they still rust over time, and thought I would try to get ahead of it on the new boat.
Thanks
Woody wax, fluid film, wd40, crc etc etc. anything that creates and good film will take care of it. Spray on thick. The heavy crc works good but doesn't clean up easy.
I use wood wax and check every so often.
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Anything with grease or wax will help but Dielectric grease is designed to protect electrical connections.
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Originally Posted by mikefloyd View Post
Anything with grease or wax will help but Dielectric grease is designed to protect electrical connections.

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Dielectric Grease

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