Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

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Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by hoodman » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:49 pm

What is a good brand/style/whatever for ring terminals and butt connectors for wiring? Do you guys like the ones with heat shrink tubing built in? Any recommendations on where to acquire such hardware?
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Re: Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by Bill Edmundson » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:02 pm

Matt

I have mostly used the built in type. Most are Anchor. Good or bad that is what I used.

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Re: Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by JimmY » Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:21 pm

Hi Matt,

I bought all my wiring supplies from http://www.bestboatwire.com/. He is a small supplier, but he had the best prices and the custom built battery cables were first rate. It was one stop shopping for wire, terminals, cables, sheathing, clamps, etc... I use the heat shrink terminals, and sealed everything tight.

The other option I know of is Harbor Freight. They have the heat shrink terminals as well.
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Re: Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by hoodman » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:24 pm

Thanks, fellas! I'm having sticker shock on the ancor connectors. The ones at the website Jimmy mentioned are about 1/4 the price. Looks like a good resource.
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Re: Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by steveh41 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:53 pm

Matt,

Another wiring supplies source with free shipping:

http://www.genuinedealz.com/marine-elec ... ors?cat=85

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Re: Ring Terminals/Butt Connectors

Post by hoodman » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:05 am

Thanks, Steve!
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