Thread: Lewmar Windlass
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by CaptnJuff View Post
Dont put a larger breaker in. Breakers are selected according to wire gauge. Too much current through a wire can cause an electrical fire.
Brilliant, Captain....that tells they guy just what he needs to know.

Since Lewmar recommends nothing less than #10 gauge wire, explain why he has a 25 amp breaker...Is his total run 10 feet or less..??

I'm sure his system has operated fine for a while just looking at the age of the devices.....but i question the size of the breaker and wonder if it is the right size.
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