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Ted Lavino
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Username: tlavino

Post Number: 68
Registered: 01-2006
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2008 - 06:39 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Greetings folks, a great article from Practical Sailor on the various grounds aboard a sailboat (dc, ac, rf, lightning):

http://www.kp44.org/ftp/MarineGroundingSystems.pdf
 

David Sheriff
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Username: Admin

Post Number: 46
Registered: 01-2004
Posted on Tuesday, February 07, 2006 - 09:40 am:   Edit Post Print Post

Regarding fusing, "Properly sized" is important. Putting a 30 amp fuse in to protect AWG 18 wire is just about ensuring that the wire, particularly it its very long, will char before the fuse will blow.

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