[AMRadio] Hi Current AC connectors


Todd, KA1KAQ ka1kaq at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 13:17:04 EDT 2007


Thanks, Paul -

Originality isn't an issue for me, safety is. I'm not into the
'drilling and blasting' approach, but using a safer AC connector is a
no brainer. Finding one to fit is the trick.

~ Todd

On 9/19/07, VJB <wa3vjb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If you're re-fitting the power cord on a Beastie 610
> or a T-3 because of hard-to-find stock AC connectors,
> try the chassis mount plug and cable mounted jack such
> as those used on portable generators.
>
> A more expensive version is at your marine supply
> store, used for a boat's shore cables at the dock.
> Better grade of metal (anti-corrosion) and the line
> cable's outer housing is waterproof.
>
> There's a four blade twist lock that carries 30A,
> takes wire size up to 8 ga, and whose chassis mount is
> not much bigger than stock. Ream out the chassis hole
> and you're all set, safety over "originality."
>
> The judges at the show will understand.
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