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post #1 of 4 Old 01-02-2007, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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What gauge wire

What gauge wire should be used for connecting various accessories?
I plan on using either 8 or 10 to connect a Blue Seas fuse block to the battery but what gauge should be used to connect a Sebel Airhorn, Driving lights etc.
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What gauge wire should be used for connecting various accessories?
I plan on using either 8 or 10 to connect a Blue Seas fuse block to the battery but what gauge should be used to connect a Sebel Airhorn, Driving lights etc.
14 AWG = 15 amp = 180 watt
12 AWG = 20 amp = 240 watt
10 AWG = 30 amp = 360 watt
8 AWG = 50 amp = 600 watt

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14 AWG = 15 amp = 180 watt
12 AWG = 20 amp = 240 watt
10 AWG = 30 amp = 360 watt
8 AWG = 50 amp = 600 watt

Hope this helps

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I used 10 AWG to wire dual Fiamm horns and a relay through a 10 amp fuse, but 12 AWG would have been fine. I would stick with the ten for the block.

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