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Electrical Connections

Feb 19, 2008
Catalina Capri 18 ann arbor
Hi All -

Last year I installed a new stereo in my Capri 18, and the VHF stopped working.
The VHF was piggybacked onto the stereo - not sure why it stopped working - but this year I'm trying to fix it.

I bought myself a book, and have learned a bit (like you shouldn't tap into a circuit to add a different fixture). But I'm kinda stuck now.

I bought a new VHF, I disconnected the VHF from the stereo and ran separate wires to the switch box. Connected the ground to the bus bar, ran the hot wire into the junction box.

Now I have one spade connection on the switch box that I need to connect three wires to (stereo, VHF, and depth meter).

How do you make a proper connection of three wires to one spade connection?


Dec 15, 2006
Catalina Catlina 310 Campbell River BC

The easy way is to use one of these from Bleu Sea