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Boat radio

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What do I need to put between the radio and the battery if I am just trying to hook up a car stereo in my boat with marine speakers and and clue where to buy it? Thks

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In-line fuse, otherwise any type of store that sells the radios and speakers would work for you, its all in how much $ you want to pay. I just got a basic pkg from FF 4 years ago.

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The in-line fuse and the fuse in the radio just blows instantly when hook up directly to the battery! I have tried a few different radios and the same result!

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Check all of the power wires to make sure that there isn't any place where bare wire is touching the boat. Most boat shorts that I experience are because a wire gets pinched somewhere, the insulation is nicked, and bare wire is touching the boat causing a short.

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THe radiio and battery are sitting on my bench so there is no chance that there is a short!

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