[C38] Electrical fire
1derful at comcast.net
Wed Oct 11 21:26:54 EDT 2017
She will be a better boat when complete
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> On Oct 11, 2017, at 10:56 AM, Don Strong <drstrong at ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> Best of luck to you, Patrick.
> Regards, Don
>> On 10/11/17 8:27 AM, 1derful at comcast wrote:
>> I am looking for wiring improvement/update
>> This weekend I had an electrical fire behind switch panel above chart desk. Melted many connections. Stopped when I turned off shore power and turned off both Perko switches.
>> Boat US (my insurance company) is sending an adjuster and they say they will pay for labor ($125 per hour) to repair but little for parts because parts have depreciated. I assume most of repair will be labor.
>> Right now Blue Eyes is "dead in the water." No electrical.
>> On the positive side this seems to be an opportunity for me to upgrade antiquated and corroded electrical system.
>> I'd appreciate any suggestions on specific upgrades.
>> Thanks Skippers,
>> Patrick Harpole
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> Donald R. Strong
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