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Old 06-22-2012, 12:50 PM   #16
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Old thread. IMHO get a Fuzeblock.

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Compact, nicely made unit.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:06 PM   #17
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Old thread. IMHO get a Fuzeblock.

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Another option would the be the Eastern Beaver PC-8. I'm not crazy about how the Fuzeblock uses screw terminals for the input power and ground leads. The PC-8 also has an external relay, 8 outputs vs 6 on the Fuzeblock, and a max capacity of up to 50A. Just my $0.02.
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Old 06-22-2012, 04:03 PM   #18
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Another option would the be the Eastern Beaver PC-8. I'm not crazy about how the Fuzeblock uses screw terminals for the input power and ground leads. The PC-8 also has an external relay, 8 outputs vs 6 on the Fuzeblock, and a max capacity of up to 50A. Just my $0.02.
It really depends on what you are planning to use it for, and your relative skill level. The PC8 takes more room, and has more complicated wiring. The Fuzeblock is compact, easy to wire, and well known as reliable.

An external relay is not necessarily a plus, unless you tend to heavily load your fuse box. The screw terminals have not proven to be an issue so far, at least in the last several years.

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Old 12-27-2012, 03:25 PM   #19
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2006 1200GS Blue Sea 2025 install

Decided to post a few pics of my Blue Sea 5025 2006 1200GS install. I wanted a completely removable bracket that would not require any screw holes and left room below for relays as well as minimal clearance from seat. I have no need for the laughable GS tool kit so utilized that space.

bracket is .063 aluminum

Holes tapped to prevent screws hanging down below.

Fits like a glove and took about 30 minutes to fab.

Will be adding some tie down anchors for cleanliness sake prior to install in the bike. Will take some more pics after install.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:31 PM   #20
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Very clean!

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Old 12-28-2012, 11:22 AM   #21
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Thanks! Here's a pic of it installed on the bike with some zip tie anchors. I will be adding loomed 10ga wire straight to the battery, more pics to come.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:59 AM   #22
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I mounted the 5025 using (4) standoff spacers underneath the unit with long screws shown in the four corners.

For what it's worth, all connections are silver-soldered, and certain wires jacketed with convoluted tubing for abrasiion resistance. Both of which will mitigate electrical issues on the road.

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Old 12-28-2012, 12:24 PM   #23
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:42 PM   #24
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now that's some of the tidiest wiring on a bike, I've ever seen! Really nice work there Dan
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:46 PM   #25
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Thank you, gents.

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Old 12-28-2012, 05:28 PM   #26
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Nice, looks clean. Similar to what I am doing with all ring terminals soldered, wire split loomed and heat shrink installed over ring terminals and meeting the loom for extra protection. Going to be constructing a very clean light bar for the bike over the next two weeks. If it turns out well enough I may mass produce some if the demand is there as the quality will be concurrent with much more expensive models.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:55 PM   #27
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Nice, looks clean. Similar to what I am doing with all ring terminals soldered, wire split loomed and heat shrink installed over ring terminals and meeting the loom for extra protection. Going to be constructing a very clean light bar for the bike over the next two weeks. If it turns out well enough I may mass produce some if the demand is there as the quality will be concurrent with much more expensive models.
lightbar? for the gs1200 (canbus friendly version?) interested.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:11 PM   #28
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It will be an aluminum solid roundstock mount for the driving lights of your choice. Mine will support dual HID Micro DE's but the bar will be built to last with final dimensions (measurement from bike fairing to the furthest point away) that can be specified with order. The standard dimensions will hug in pretty tight as I don't want them to be beaten in a light crash. The point is to match the size of the front fender support/oil cooler mount/subframe and flow nicely with the contours of the bike. Colors will be customizable as well to match frame or 60% black. I am going to try to keep the cost below 50 dollars, I have materials coming for prototypes next week. We'll see how she goes!


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Old 04-12-2013, 01:41 PM   #29
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Clearance under 1200 GS seat

Reislust. I LOVE how clean your setup is, but did you have to raise your seat to it's highest position in order to fit the 5025 under it? I borrowed a buddy's before he installed it on his 1150 GSA and I could not get the seat to latch shut while at the lower setting.
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Old 04-12-2013, 03:14 PM   #30
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Reislust. I LOVE how clean your setup is, but did you have to raise your seat to it's highest position in order to fit the 5025 under it? I borrowed a buddy's before he installed it on his 1150 GSA and I could not get the seat to latch shut while at the lower setting.
I had that on my old R1200 GS, fit just fine with the seat in the low position!




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