Hi,

We spoke last week about fuses on my boat, 125 amp for each battery. The starter motor draws 200 amps but only for a few seconds so these will be OK. It would seem much more sensible however, to fit circuit breakers. If in the event of a mega fuse blowing it would be a fag to change it, much easier to reset a breaker.

My question is to cope with the 200 amps of starter motor will a 100 amp or 150 amp circuit breaker be OK? I don't know at what time delay or current they actually trip?

Actually thinking about this why not a 200amp CB is this OK?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Car-Audio-3...id=100005&rk=4&rkt=6&mehot=ag&sd=252763150061

Cheers T

We spoke last week about fuses on my boat, 125 amp for each battery. The starter motor draws 200 amps but only for a few seconds so these will be OK. It would seem much more sensible however, to fit circuit breakers. If in the event of a mega fuse blowing it would be a fag to change it, much easier to reset a breaker.

My question is to cope with the 200 amps of starter motor will a 100 amp or 150 amp circuit breaker be OK? I don't know at what time delay or current they actually trip?

Actually thinking about this why not a 200amp CB is this OK?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Car-Audio-3...id=100005&rk=4&rkt=6&mehot=ag&sd=252763150061

Cheers T

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