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The fuse should be sized to handle the starter load, since that cable is a starter cable, as well as the alternator output.
However, if you want to make the alternator idiot-proof, and protect it from human stupidity, it would be wise to wire the alternator, with a fuse, directly to the house battery and remove the short jumper. This would prevent the alternator from frying itself if anyone puts the battery switch into the off position by accident.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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