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Homemade Heated ClothingMATERIALS:
You sew the 30AWG to the inside of the jacket then place a liner over the wire to keep it from snagging. You could also sew the 30AWG under the liner of a lined jacket. The 30AWG wire is a really thin wire, you can hardly see the copper inside. You connect the 30AWG to the 16AWG using a Scotch Lock, seal with heat shrink then fasten the sealed connection to the jacket. The 16AWG comes out of your jacket and the end with the Gerbing connector plugs into your controller.
The wiring is not spread uniformly under the jacket. The front of the arms and the chest get more wire than the rear because that is where you need the most heat.
The connection to the motorcycle requires:
Instructions on do it yourself:Electrically Heated Clothing and Image of Dimmer which refers to Variable Heat Controller
Use a relay when bike has a radio -Variable Heat Controller with Relay
Controllers can be found atWam n Safe.
I bought most of this stuff to make my own last December. My wife took pity on me and bought me Gerbing Jacket + Pants liners.
[Thanks toBOBMEINET aka "Shower Buddy Bob", a frequent visitor and contributor to the Women Who Ride forum]
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