SailNet Community - View Single Post - Windless cable size, cable manufacture and battery type?
View Single Post
  #17  
Old 02-18-2010
funjohnson's Avatar
funjohnson funjohnson is offline
A New Adventurer
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Grand Rapids MI
Posts: 281
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
funjohnson is on a distinguished road
If I'm reading this chart correctly, it does say that you should use a 2awg for a 50-80' run. On the Lewmar windlass I just bought, the manual says that you want to stay below a 10% drop, but I opted for just a 2.86% to be safe.



Quote:
Originally Posted by SanDiegoChip View Post
OK I called (finally found the support #) Lewmar and talked to Josh who said I should use 2 AWG wire for the 25’ run. That seems about right I am guessing.
H3 12v windlass

Thanks,
Chip
__________________
1989 Sabre 34II Targa
mjsailing.com
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook