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School Boy error on my part...

When disconnecting the battery remove the earth connection first!

I'd forgotten and haven't had much problem in the past doing it the wrong way round but I found out yesterday that of all the plastic mouldings there are on the 700, somebody thought it would be good to use a big plastic looking metal earth plate covering most of the the side of battery and right next to the positive terminal. The spanner short was fortunately very brief but potentially quite expensive... Lesson learned :withstupid:
 

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Oh dear, I hope the incident has taught you a lesson?
 

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Yep lesson definitely learned. Long time ago I saw the aftermath from a shorted ring spanner on a commercial battery, once the circuit was made the mechanic couldn't do anything about it!

My excuse is I wasn't expecting the metal plate in that location.
 
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