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#10814295 - 05/02/15 07:49 PM Fuses on Power Poles
Nitro27 Offline
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Registered: 11/20/14
Posts: 119
Loc: Atlanta, Texas
I've got a set of 10' blades and I keep blowing the fuse. It only happens when I pick them back up. Any suggestions?


Edited by Nitro27 (05/02/15 07:50 PM)
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#10814862 - 05/03/15 04:58 AM Re: Fuses on Power Poles [Re: Nitro27]
Flippin-Out Offline
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Registered: 02/25/15
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Loc: Magnolia, TX
The key may be that you say you keep blowing "THE fuse" when you say you have a SET of Power Pole Blades. Power Pole pumps require the stated fuse size PER PUMP. If you have two pumps (for two poles) then you need TWO fuse-holders - one for each pump. Do you have one or two fuse circuits?

Blades require a 40 amp fuse per anchor while other models require a 30 amp fuse for each anchor. DO NOT wire two pumps together on one fuse. If the power poles are set up with the + leads tied together going through one fuse, you have caused the issue by violating specs. The power leads to the pumps are not sized to handle enough power to install a 2X amp fuse. That is why it is unsafe and unwise to wire two pumps on one fuse.

BTW, most install a small battery switch so that the pole power can be interrupted as the C-Monster wireless receiver draws power 24/7. You can't use a conventional switch because of the 30 to 40 amp load.

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#10815669 - 05/03/15 04:08 PM Re: Fuses on Power Poles [Re: Nitro27]
Nitro27 Offline
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Registered: 11/20/14
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Loc: Atlanta, Texas
Thanks for the help. Installed a 40 amp fuse per pump, solved the problem. Thanks again
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