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04-23-2008, 07:57 PM
I have an extra MTX sub amp that I took out of my truck when I upgraded the sound system, and I was wondering if it would be okay to use it on my boat. If anybody knows or has used a car audio amp on a boat, let me know. Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks!

ian ashton
04-23-2008, 09:51 PM
Alot of us use (plan on using) car amps. As long as you mount it in a safe, dry area you shouldn't have any problems.

04-23-2008, 10:36 PM
The guy at Best buy gave me a line about car amps throwing out sparks and fumes could cause a fire :shock: He said you have to have marine amps in boats. :? I guess its a line of bull and thats why he works at best Buy :lol:

04-23-2008, 10:58 PM
Mount it up high so that water won’t come in and short everything out!

04-24-2008, 12:44 AM
I don't know about you, but my amp is pretty far away from my motor compartment...

Nothing like great salespeople... Use a better line like waterproof circuitry...
The statement he makes IS true regarding things like starters and alternators on boats...

04-24-2008, 01:25 AM
Thanks everybody for the feedback. As far as the amp throwing out sparks, I wouldn't want it my car either if it did that!