Power Question

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Power Question

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In the owner's manual it says,
When installing the fuse cable, you must connect it to the red system power cable using solder and heat-shrink tubing.
I was just planning on using a wire connector, similar to the one shown below. Does anyone have any thoughts on why this would not work just as well?
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Re: Power Question

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Solder and heat shrink tape prevents vibration, corrosion, and moisture issues. Those would be a concern to me with the connectors. An electrical tape wrapping would help but it will degrade.
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