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Re: fuse popped, ARRRG
I went with the 300A fuses for my Universal 5424. The cabling is 00, so according to the table my fuses are just about small enough to protect the cabling. 00 is rated for 280A continuous inside an engine space. I think I read you are allowed a certain rating over the continuous rating, when selecting fuses. Mainesail, do you know what that percentage is?
"the new terminal is all green on the cable". Does this mean the conductors are not tinned?
Genuinedealz.com will sell you nice cables, terminated, with tinned marine-grade wire. That's what I use, and the price was less than the bare cable at my local chandlery.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay
Last edited by MarkSF; 08-25-2014 at 06:43 PM.