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Old 04-19-2010
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Thanks guys...

Even if someone goes and switched all the bulbs from LED to halogen, max possible load will probably never even approach 30A. I was thinking I should swap the main breaker in the panel from 50A down to 30A, because I don't want the wire to be too small for the breaker if i size for 30A.

But then you mentioned a fuse in the positive feed wire. So if I fuse the feed at 30A right near the positive battery terminal (on just the house battery) then I guess that issue is resolved.

But in that case, why do I have a 50A breaker on the panel?
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