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    I’m using this kind of car fuse holder, on 15 Amps size, the difference is that mi fuse holder it’s mounted using two M3 or 1/8” screws, and have a cover too, very nice from AliExpress
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    Depends how fast you want it to go!

    Electrical kit is either rated continuous or intermittent. Continuous ratings are usually conservative - you can exceed them somewhat - but they also assume decent cooling. The inside of a boat is usually sealed, and so is poor for cooling unless specific provision is made.

    Chinese ratings tend to be a bit unreliable - and watch out for cheap kit with phenomenal specs that are only achievable if you plunge them into liquid nitrogen!

    I typically run my 12v rated brushless motors at 7.2v. That way they just get a bit warm in a sealed boat and need no cooling.

    For brushed motors the brushes tend to be the weak spot if you put a lot of amps through them. Check your motors for heat after a run and you'll soon find out if you're mistreating them...

    If you're thinking about Taycols, the smaller ones were definitely brush-limited. Though the bigger ones are typically rated at 12v, the initial review for the Standard reckoned it could take 20v or more. Open frame motors are easier to cool. But I wouldn't like to guarantee the paxolin bearings if you did that...
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    Depends what type of motor you want to use. if using a can type dc motor only power to the recommended battery, usually shown on the motor casing. if going brushless, again they are rated to battery size, ie 2s, 3s, etc, but the motors are a lot more flexible as to battery output. Some can cover 3 or 4 battery sizes.
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    Hi all thank you all for advice and comments , I have had a good look at all the suggestion and decided to go for the 3m scotch suitcase type and I will let you know if they are ok.
    now I have a question for all when choosing motors should you chose a voltage rating equal to the of the battery or higher then the voltage of the battery
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    Try the 3M scotch ones suitcase type in line and take blade fuses
    I use RS components here in SA.
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    Well, perhaps I exaggerate a bit! I haven't got an example of the twin-output Comet that was mentioned in the 1956 line-up (and which i suspect was a short-lived prototype). But I do have a Marine, which is similarly rare...
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    RNinMunich
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    Wow! How did you manage that?😲
    Must be worth a small fortune if they're in decent nickπŸ˜‰
    I'm turning into a green hulk!
    Cheers, Doug 😎
    Young at heart - slightly older in other places πŸ˜‰ Cheers Doug
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    All of them.
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    OK Roger Wilco Dodgy,
    Which Taycol(s) do you have?
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    Young at heart - slightly older in other places πŸ˜‰ Cheers Doug
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    Thanks - I'd be very interested...
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