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Two More Shore Power Safety Upgrades

One of the first things I had to fix on our new-to-us J/109 was the shore power system, to reduce the risk of it hurting, or possibly even killing somebody.

I documented that process in this article, which also attracted a huge amount of shore power safety wisdom in the comments.

Since that first article on the subject, I have upgraded the safety of the shore power system in two more ways that I will detail in this article.

By the way, I’m also working on an electrical system checklist, covering shore power and battery supplied systems, to pull all this together.

And I have not forgotten that I promised to share detailed drawings and a bill of materials for the new DC system I designed for the J/109. I have one more article on the whole lithium thing to get through and then we will get to that.

On with the show: