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circuit breaker source

Post by blackstack » Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:20 am

Anyone have a source for circuit breaker that will work/fit ?

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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by pcolette » Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:51 pm

E-T-A made the original 8 amp circuit breakers and they now make a 24V 10 amp as a replacement for it that many marine supply companies sell. Sea Choice repackages it under their own brand as part #13111. Companies like West Marine, etc. carry them though i found the best deal on eBay. There are a few listed on there now- here's one: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/SEA-CHOI ... 1083wt_941

I've used these and they work fine but unfortunately won't mount the same way as the originals. They have a threaded neck that fits thru the original holes but won't fit the original bracket. I ended up replacing all of them at once. They also have spade terminals rather than screw type so you'd need to crimp on some new female terminals to the existing wiring. Probably took me 2-3 hours to do working at a slow pace with a few breaks. Not a hard job, just tedious. Here's a shot of the finished project:
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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by blackstack » Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:11 pm

Thanks!!

I searched ebay and found this 8 amp also by eta....it looks like it will fit as a replacement
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_W0QQcmd ... MEWNXQ3aIT

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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by mockingbird812 » Fri Dec 25, 2015 8:57 am

Blackstack - did you have any luck with these cb's that you found on ebay. They are still available. Specs look good. Was wondering about the fit?
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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by blackstack » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:47 pm

pcolette wrote:E-T-A made the original 8 amp circuit breakers and they now make a 24V 10 amp as a replacement for it that many marine supply companies sell. Sea Choice repackages it under their own brand as part #13111. Companies like West Marine, etc. carry them though i found the best deal on eBay. There are a few listed on there now- here's one: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/SEA-CHOI ... 1083wt_941

I've used these and they work fine but unfortunately won't mount the same way as the originals. They have a threaded neck that fits thru the original holes but won't fit the original bracket. I ended up replacing all of them at once. They also have spade terminals rather than screw type so you'd need to crimp on some new female terminals to the existing wiring. Probably took me 2-3 hours to do working at a slow pace with a few breaks. Not a hard job, just tedious. Here's a shot of the finished project:
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Hello...I know it has been a long time since you did it, but can you tell me what you had to modify to make the replacements work? Did you just mount them by the neck ?? thanks in advance

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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by pcolette » Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:26 pm

I've been working on a second dash re-wire for about a year now :oops: , so here are some current photos:
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The plastic nuts on the cb's bump into each other so you need to start at the top or the bottom of each row and work your way along tightening carefully as you slide them into each other. I hope this makes sense.
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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by TechMOGogy » Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:43 pm

Paul you always have the best pictures!
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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by dbixby001 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:28 pm

Is this still the best and recommended way for upgrading circuit breakers? I have 2 that are popping - one of which which has been popping randomly for years. I intend to dig into them more, but IF I need to replace the breakers, is this topic the best approach that others recommend?

On a related note, if I understand correctly, this approach replaces the 24v 8amp breakers with 24v 10amp breakers. Does that introduce any risk (10amp vs 8amp)?

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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by pcolette » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:38 pm

The original style 8A breakers are available ar SAV : https://www.pinzgauer.com/showdetails.p ... 7101850760
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Re: circuit breaker source

Post by 4x4Pinz » Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:19 pm

I have been running the marine breakers for many years in my Pinz. No issues to date. At the time is cost $5 ea for the marine and $60 for a single pinz replacement. I tried to replace one to the original style that was being sold by the dealers but it was more in line with a Mog breaker and was not a direct fit. After that I figured if I was going to spend the money, why not have all new.

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