Originally Posted by sailingdog
One of the simpler ways is to use a battery post-mounted fuse, which Maine Sail has posted photos of recently. However, these do require that your battery box or space have enough height to accommodate them.
The red insulator cap shown in the photo protects the fused terminal, but the way I see it....it does not protect the battery post. ?? What am I missing since a tool or something else could come into direct contact with the battery post and create a short.