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Nisswaguy

Fishhouse Wiring

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I recently bought a used 14X6 v-front house. There are 3 12v lights on the ceiling and the wire with battery clamps comes out of the wall in the V to power them.

I'm looking to build a counter and add an LP gas range in the "V" section while also adding some hole lights and an outlet for a stereo.

I'm wondering how to wire the battery for uses other than just the ceiling lights. Would it be best to get some sort of fuse panel where all wiring would go to and then hook the battery to that panel to power all the wires?

Also, in the future, I would like to add a solar panel to be able to charge the 12v battery as well.

Do any of you have any diagrams or pictures of how you have your house rigged?

Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. It's a big undertaking for me, especially since I even have trouble changing a light bulb. (I'm being a little facetious here but it's not too far off the mark!)

Thanks in advance for any help/advice.

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i used 2 blocks (1-positive, 1-negative) and ran all of the "circuits" into the blocks, then ran one wire from each block to the battery. In-line fuses are a good idea.

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That is a pretty loaded question, but the good news is your doing 12 volt wiring. 12 volt is about as easy as it comes. All you need is a power and a ground wire. If you're going to run everything off 1 battery, then I would say the way you mentioned yourself is the way to go. Run 1 power and 1 ground into your panel to power it, then add all of your accessories. Fuses are a must to avoid any burnt up accessories.

I'll be posting pics soon of the wiring in my house in the '09 fish house project thread. I'll try to be as detailed as possible. I am no expert though!

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Thanks for all the help. Sorry for the loaded question. Guess I'm not sure how else to ask it. LOL.

Are there other ways I should be looking at? I'm all ears and definitely open to suggestions.

If anyone has trouble posting pics, I'd be glad to receive an email at nisswaguy@gmail.com

Again... thanks for any & all the help! What a great resource!

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