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Fault finding I replaced a 450A fuse with a solid link, so the back up was a 1200A ACB. After many abortive tests I’d run out of ideas. Found the fault, a tree falling over on fire gave the game away. Its roots had broken an UG joint.my statement about earning a darwin award is for those who would replace a fuse with a solid bar.
fuses are made to burn out if the current draw is exceeded this is a sacrificial safety element.
purposely bypassing a safety device be it a fuse or safety switch is just asking for problems.