Charging batteries

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Charging batteries

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LDUBS wrote: 23 Nov 2021, 13:24 Assuming I attached them properly, here are a couple of blogs from Minn Kota about battery charging/maintenance. Of course they promote their products, but still there might be some helpful info here related to this thread. ... aintenance ... le-battery


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Little late for this thread ..... but on my farm, and my Bay Boat - I have switched to solar, to charge my batteries.
On each battery, I have installed the female cigarette lighter plug. On my solar panel, my lead is 12 ft long with the male end. So my boat(s), generators, fuel tank, mowers, etc - all have female plugs attached to them. I rotate them as needed. The solar comes with a overload protector. I have the same set up on my boat lift for my big boat.
I clipped the ends on the factory connectors, and add these soilder ring connectors. I use these on 100% of my 12 v. connections.
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I wish there were a PV flooring tile you could cover the boat deck with and put all that sun you soak up on the water to good use. If anyone is aware of one I'd be curious to check it out.
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