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  • clemson55
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    Yeah having the controller, fuse block, and battery on one end and the fridge, water pump and heater on the other isn't conducive to short runs. I haven't come up with a better layout though, largely because I don't have anywhere to put the battery up front.
  • 90WT
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    That's a good website.
    I agree, wire size can get large and seem a bit out of the ordinary.
    Any chance you have of shortening the wire runs will be value added.
  • clemson55
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    Found this awesome wire size calculator where you put in the amps being pulled and the length and it tells you recommended fuse size and wire size.

    It says I need to go to 6 gauge on the fridge and water heater/inverter due to the length of run. I'm kind of on the 6/8 edge so I'm going to go...
  • 90WT
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    I guess amazon links aren't working for me either.
    Blue Sea Fuse block.

    Blue Sea Systems ST Blade ATO/ATC Fuse Blocks 12 cir with neg​

  • 90WT
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    1. Yep. 20A from panels to Controller. At controller to battery, match your charge controller amperage, 30A.

    2. Yep, match your fuse block total capacity, 100A. I can't see your link, but I went with this one: Amazon product

    3. Check here: choosing-right-wire-size - Web -...

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Yellowstone National Park, May '08

Yellowstone National Park, May '08

  • Grolar
  • May 25, 2008
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Box and drawers (sold)

Box and drawers (sold)

  • Grolar
  • Mar 31, 2008
  • 6
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Joshua Tree, Jul '07

Joshua Tree, Jul '07

  • Grolar
  • Mar 31, 2008
  • 1
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Bling!

Bling!

  • Grolar
  • Mar 31, 2008
  • 2
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Baja, Mar '07

Baja, Mar '07

  • Grolar
  • Mar 31, 2008
  • 9
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Road trip, Oct '06

Road trip, Oct '06

  • Grolar
  • Mar 31, 2008
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