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Electrical kill switch

I believe my boat originally had one or two batteries on a bank which lead to a kill switch that you pull out on a handle and do a quarter turn to lock out power. At some point this was changed to two battery banks with a typical A B Both Off switch. This still runs through the original kill switch.

I think in the future I will do some rewiring on the batteries and charging system and would like to remove this. Can anyone cite a reason such as ABYC recommendations for keeping this original kill switch or is it just overkill?

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