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What type switch set up do you guys use?
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I have a wired pre unit switch that turns the fat boy on and off I picked it up from radio shack and its not making the grade wire fried on one of my field guys yesterday. What do you guys recommend?

Would a house light switch work?

Thanks
Ted
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Get a 40-50 amp. throw switch like they use for a/c units. with or without breaker.

What size wire are you using?? #6 or #8 is what you need depending on distance from power supply. use search function for details.

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Or wire it via an appropriately rated relay, which will prevent the switch from carrying the load.


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We use a 20Amp house switch with a 30 amp fuse link
in line...
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Thanks for your answers I do presently have a in line switch with a 30 amp fuse but I think it must have just shorted out some how at the switch got a new switch and some thicker wire today and it worked great.

Thanks again
Ted


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