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Old 10-17-2020, 02:51 PM   #1
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I am looking to add a 6 volt distribution block for my 6 volt 31.

Does anyone have any recommendations on blocks or tips for adding one.
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Old 10-17-2020, 04:24 PM   #2
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Brattons sells the A panel. Attaches to the inside firewall. Hard to work on up there but can't be seen.
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https://www.brattons.com/a-plate-acc...use-panel.html


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In addition to the Bratton fuse block, any local auto parts store should have one for about $10.
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Old 10-17-2020, 05:43 PM   #5
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In addition to the Bratton fuse block, any local auto parts store should have one for about $10.

Very true. Amazon has a bunch too.


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Old 10-17-2020, 07:00 PM   #6
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I have this one on my firewall. I think I got it on Amazon quote a while back. Also available at Marine supply stores.
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Old 10-17-2020, 09:33 PM   #7
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I am looking to add a 6 volt distribution block for my 6 volt 31.

Does anyone have any recommendations on blocks or tips for adding one.
This is what I did.....
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Old 10-18-2020, 08:18 AM   #8
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I have this one on my firewall. I think I got it on Amazon quote a while back. Also available at Marine supply stores.
Carl I was looking at this one from Amazon but it said for 10-32 volt. So I wasn't sure it would work for a 6 volt.
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Old 10-18-2020, 09:55 AM   #9
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Carl I was looking at this one from Amazon but it said for 10-32 volt. So I wasn't sure it would work for a 6 volt.
Fuse blocks work at any voltage up to the insulation rating. The thing to be concerned with is current capacity, which implies heat rating.
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Old 10-18-2020, 12:18 PM   #10
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Del-City may have what your looking for

https://www.delcity.net/store/Fuses-&-Fuse-Accessories/
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Old 10-19-2020, 04:51 PM   #11
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Besides the usual single fuse block mounted off my starter switch. I attach one on my generator off of a cut-out mounting screw. This protects the main electrical system from the headlights/horn in case they develop a short. The single fuse blocks will mount on either side of the starter switch. So you can run two single blocks off of it. Also, look on eBay I've bought "antique'y looking*" multiple fuse stand alone blocks off of it.


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