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post #2 of Old 07-12-2009
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14 gauge wire is probably woefully undersized for the main feed to the panel. I just redid mine with 4 gauge, as I don't actually have any equipment other than nav lights and a VHF radio. If you have "stuff" in your boat you'll want to do something larger than that.

Here's the web page I used when sizing the wires I have running throughout my boat:

ABYC Wiring Standards
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