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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
There used to be two good electrical supply stores in my area. They are both gone now.
The best quality wire and electrical stuff available locally here that I know of is at a good marine hardware store like. The relays, switches, and other electrical gadgets you see there are stainless steel, made in the USA, and excellent quality but not cheap.

The wire connectors are stainless steel or plated copper. They're made of thicker metal and not cheap thin gauge stamped out junk and they come with thick clear or colored heat shrink on the wire end.
They cost more but you get what you pay for.
Jim is spot on.. I use a place in our area called West Marine whenever I need electrical supplies for the cars or bikes. Auto supply stores and stereo shops have junk!
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