Inboard Wiring

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Re: Inboard Wiring

Postby ttownshaw » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:01 pm


I told my wife we needed a three-car garage for my projects...she told me to ask her for permission next time before I buy a house.

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Re: Inboard Wiring

Postby Milhouse » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:38 pm

Does everyone put a 20A fuse in the starter solenoid circuit path? Its not shown in the USCG Boatbuilders handbook page 82.

I don't get how in the previous schematic the neutral safety switch is wired in. I would think it should be in series with the starter solenoid circuit unless it cant handle the current and a relay is used which is not shown. Perhaps the schematic is just showing it notionally?

The cranking circuit is also missing; assume that it goes from the battery on the other side of the cutoff switch directly to the starter.
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