Hauler Switch

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They work pretty good on a center console for about two months, then the handle snaps off while the contacts are still letting the hauler go full tilt boogie, then the trap hits the davit that isnt pinned and everything swings around and hits you upside the shoulder almost knocking you overboard


...at least that was my experience :rolleyes:
 

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cole hersey i think makes them. or you can go to summit racing, we use to use them on drag cars to shut the batteries off
 

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I powder coated the handle of mine, it seems to be resisting the corrosion. Hamilton Marine sells them and electradyne sells them too. You know a contactor or selenoid would work best, that way the current does have to run through the switch. Probably need two though so you could reverse the rotation.
 

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I sell the electradyne haulers and thats the standard switch that comes with the hauler. If you need one call electradyne, their in plymouth, ask for judy or larry and tell them i told you to call. Larry can fill you in on all the specs.

A few of the guys here have mounted the switch in a plastic tupperware box so when not using the switch they just snap the lid on the box and it keeps the water off of it.
 

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After the "slight mishap" with my own switch for the electric hauler, I had ideas of using one of these in its pace...



But I figured I'd lose so much time saying "BZZZZZZZZT" whenever I threw it that I wouldn't have time to fish so I just replaced it and put a generous helping of dielectric grease to it.
 

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After the "slight mishap" with my own switch for the electric hauler, I had ideas of using one of these in its pace...



But I figured I'd lose so much time saying "BZZZZZZZZT" whenever I threw it that I wouldn't have time to fish so I just replaced it and put a generous helping of dielectric grease to it.
You ought to have a couple of bolts sticking out of your neck with that switch!
 
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ronnie if you go with the same switch try coating it with liquid electrical tape stuff works pretty good.
 

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those switches cost too much money. Then fail too quickly. Use a solonoid switch and a plain light switch to charge the solenoid. Keep a spare 99 cent light switch on board and when it fails due to corrosion you can be back in business in about 5 no time.
 

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I had one of those switches set up for my electradyne hauler in my skiff. seemed to work fine for several years. I did take it apart several times and clean the contacts and put dielectric grease on them when the hauler switch started to act strange. It did give me a good shock several times though when id grab it with a wet glove.
 

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Ronnie just bought one in CHelsea mass, at Fleet supply. Its a truck parts co., IT was 32 bucks and it was a marine grade cole hersey , cheapest I've ever seen. Tell the guy what you want it for. or tell him I just bought one.
 

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I have a brand new switch (and wire) leftover from when I installed my hauler ( I didn't need it). Also have the cast aluminum mounting plate for the hauler if anyone is looking for one. If you still need it, shoot me a PM and we can work something out.
 
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