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Originally Posted by josrulz View Post

So, first, is 1/0 wire a good choice on this boat (Maine Sail, I think you used 1/0 on an S34 recently, but correct me if I'm wrong)?
Yes I usually use either 1/0 or 2/0 wire for battery systems on sailboats. The Sabre 34 I did this spring was 1/0.

Originally Posted by josrulz View Post
Second, is the 250 amp a good choice for MRBF fuse on the 1/0 wire, or should I drop down to 225? And will the 225 or 250 avoid nuisance blows when starting?
Stick with the 250...

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