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Old 12-27-2020, 01:11 PM
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I am interested in mounting positive and negative block bus bars, and then single cable to my cranking battery. Can you post a picture of your set ups? TIA

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Old 12-27-2020, 01:36 PM
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Are you thinking of incorporating a battery cutoff switch?

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Old 12-27-2020, 02:14 PM
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Are you thinking of incorporating a battery cutoff switch?

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Maybe, but mostly want to run one wire to each terminal. Thank you
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Old 12-27-2020, 09:39 PM
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I can utilize either battery or both or its cut off completely
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Old 12-28-2020, 06:54 AM
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I used a Bluesea 6 circuit panel with a negative bus bar to clean up the wiring around my starting battery. Since I have a Minn Kota Talon that draws power when not in use I added a switch. I also installed a marine rated battery fuse to protect the cable going from the battery to the switch.

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Old 12-28-2020, 11:31 AM
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Are you thinking of incorporating a battery cutoff switch?

HRG
On your main positive feed to the disconnect, is there a fuse on the battery post like this under the cover:

https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Sea-Syst...04268468&psc=1

or is it just direct wired to the switch?

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Old 12-28-2020, 11:37 AM
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On your main positive feed to the disconnect, is there a fuse on the battery post like this under the cover:

https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Sea-Syst...04268468&psc=1

or is it just direct wired to the switch?

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Since it would take a pretty large fuse to handle the outboard starting load, there is no fuse in the short run between the battery terminal and the disconnect switch. There is a fuse that protects the lead running to the charger/auto bilge pump, as well as an inline fuse that runs to the Blue Sea panel (from the disconnect switch).

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Old 12-29-2020, 09:02 AM
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Thank you all for posting your photo's. Good ideas and I appreciate them!

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Old 12-29-2020, 11:55 AM
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My negative bus on my Lund is under the console, loose and uncovered....I would like to try and secure/replace, but my question is do you think this runs directly to the battery, I cannot trace very easily!

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Old 12-29-2020, 12:24 PM
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If one of the wires is larger than the rest (should be a #10 black), then I would expect that is the feed back to the battery. Can you take and post pictures?

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