Plug protection, w/ finger cots

 All Spec finger cots image fc100lbr

There’s an old thread at rec.boats.electronics on how to best install a plotter in an open cockpit so it can be easily removed. Sandy offered the interesting suggestion of using “finger cots” to protect the loose power and data plugs when the unit is put away. Finger cots? Well, hopefully I’m not completely naive, and some of you don’t know what they are either? They are used extensively in electronics manufacturing, as seen above, and have other quite different uses, as discussed in Wikipedia. At any rate, finger cots seem handy for protecting plugs and handling circuit boards–and who knows what else–and they can even be found on Amazon.

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1 Response

  1. Sandy says:

    Discard finger cots discretely to avoid lengthy explanations to the un-initiated.

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