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Dumb Question #13418892 01/28/20 04:17 PM
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I am going to install my fish finder this weekend. I was told I need to put a fuse on the wire before it connects to the battery. what is the appropriate fuse I need to use?

and what is the best gauge wire to use?

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Re: Dumb Question [Re: Bentman63] #13418985 01/28/20 05:19 PM
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Check the owners manual for fuse size. If it is a new unit, all the wiring and fuse should be included.


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For most fish finders 12 gauge wire will be plenty unless you are running over 20 feet of wire. If so you might step up to 10 gauge but that's overkill. The fuse size will depend on your unit. Check with your manufacture on what size fuse.


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Originally Posted by BillS2006
Check the owners manual for fuse size. If it is a new unit, all the wiring and fuse should be included.


Humminbird's do not come with a fuse/holder.


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Re: Dumb Question [Re: Bentman63] #13419130 01/28/20 06:43 PM
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This is a Garmin.. Thx yall.


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