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Old 11-30-2022, 11:46 AM
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Default Hot Battery Bus

How does this look?

I didn't need one but now I'm adding permanent wiring for charger/power supply/preheater power, in addition to the power to e-bus relay (which currently has a fuse-link)

I'm not a fan of unprotected runs of wire even <6" recommended. I'm thinking this is a great solution...right to the + post with proper support...
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Old 11-30-2022, 11:52 AM
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Default Did Something Similar

I put a 30a fuse on the battery cage to protect the wire going to my sub panel mounted plug for my battery charger/external DC power. Your solution allows more stuff, though.
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Update...I installed one but modified it to fit PC680 on the side. The modification used a brass conductor instead of the tinned copper that came with it, so I'm limiting to 40A total based on the cross-sectional size of smallest part. Nothing I'm using this for would ever need close to 40 amps.

Right now I have my E-Bus connected at 15A max and my charger/power supply wire 20A max (power supply will only do 10A anyway). Not sure if there's anything else I'll put on here.

I don't see the cover as totally necessary

Comments welcomed.
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Old 12-17-2022, 04:18 PM
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The fuse holder looks pretty neat to me, didn’t know about those.
Less neat are the length of, and the threads of your hold down fixture, no washers, though the image itself can be deceiving

Where can one get hold of these fuse holders?
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...Where can one get hold of these fuse holders?
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Old 12-17-2022, 06:19 PM
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Less neat are the length of, and the threads of your hold down fixture, no washers, though the image itself can be deceiving

Thanks.
Need to change...original length for typical concord.
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