I've seen rubber grommets around the box cut-outs, but the easiest
is to simply use nylon "caterpiller" from Radio Shack.
Bob
A&P, Aero Eng
--- In musketeermail@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Gresli" <FlyBE77@c...>
wrote:
>
> Musketeer Mailers,
>
> I put in a new Gill G-25S in my Skipper. The plane started right
up!
>
> When I was tightening the wing nut on the positive connection with
a wrench and I got a spark when the wrench touched the sides of the
box. I put masking tape over the connector and then finished
tightening the connection.
>
> I notice that the battery box is metal and the positive connector
looks like it's very close to the side of the box.
>
> The positive wire has a rubber cover but it doesn't stretch over
the wing nut on the battery very well. It's very tight and looks
like it would crack eventually.
>
> My old Grumman AA-5 had a plastic battery box so this wasn't a
problem.
>
> Is there anyway to better insulate the positive connection from
the sides of the battery box?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob Gresli
> Skipper 6636E
> Hillsboro OR (HIO)
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>






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