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Old 08-18-2009
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Yes, each device should have it's own negative return wire going back to a negative bus somewhere. Only exception(s) would be for devices that should be wired directly to the batteries (bilge pumps, SSB radio, etc.).

There should only be ONE big ground wire running to the engine.

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