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Old 08-15-2018, 03:34 PM
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Justin-

Here's what I used for the fusible links to the shunt on my G3X system.
I'd have to look and see what wire gauge I used, am out of town and away from the documentation now (but it was whatever the install manual specified)

http://www.bandc.aero/fusiblelinkkit24-20awg.aspx

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Old 08-15-2018, 06:13 PM
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Assuming that the ammeter will only be measuring the millivolt drop across the shunt and that no current will be flowing,
then resistors (1K ohm?) could be used instead of fuses or fusible links.
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Old 08-15-2018, 06:21 PM
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Thanks for the feedback, didn't realize they made little fuses I can just solder in. I might do that, or do the fusible link from B&C, not sure yet.
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Old 08-15-2018, 06:22 PM
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http://www.aeroelectric.com/articles.../fuselink.html
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Old 08-15-2018, 06:30 PM
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Default interesting fuse block

https://www.amazon.com/6-Way-Blade-L...N5MTJFMK71S5KQ
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Old 08-15-2018, 06:56 PM
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For making a link, you can use clear silicone tubing as the thermal barrier on the small gauge stuff.

On the subject of wire designed to burn, that's kinda what a fuse usually is, isn't it? If you're driving a car made in the last 5 decades, odds are very good that it has at least a few fuse links built into its wiring harness.

I do like the item Carl linked; looks like a good value for the intended use. Links tend to be very slow acting, which can be desirable or not, depending on application.

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Old 08-15-2018, 07:18 PM
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I'm going to pick up 1 amp versions of what Carl listed. These seem cleaner and more compact.
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Old 08-16-2018, 01:03 PM
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I'm going to pick up 1 amp versions of what Carl listed. These seem cleaner and more compact.
That's what I used for my Dynon Skyview shunt...easy, clean installation and no issues since.
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