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      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Solar performance.
      Geem is one of the more knowledgeable posters on here. Whereas, you have a very poor understanding of electrics, as you demonstrate on...
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      PaulRainbow reacted to geem's post in the thread Solar performance with Like Like.
      I contacted Renogy yesterday through there on line chat help. Typed in the details of the problem. Got a reply and then told it timed...
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      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Solar performance.
      2 x 22v panels wired in series = 44v, easy for the Victron MPPT to step that down to whatever the 24v batteries need.
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      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      Yet the OP states "It is/was a Lead Acid, 70Ah ‘Dynamic Silver’ (24F) and just over over 5 years old. Its predecessor lasted 11 years."...
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      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      You are correct, he does not say, but i'll wager it doesn't charge at 14.8v, doesn't need a faster charge acceptance or a lower self...
    • PaulRainbow
      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      Calcium batteries require a 14.8v absorption charge, how many boat alternators can produce that ? Certainly not he OPs, his calcium...
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      PaulRainbow reacted to dgadee's post in the thread Who sells this cable port now? with Like Like.
      Thanks. I knew I had seen it somewhere. Salty John was where I got mine - sadly missed as a location for slightly oddball bits.
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      Since Salty John retired, the only place i have seen those is https://www.svb24.com/en/stainless-steel-deck-cable-lead-thru.html
    • PaulRainbow
      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      There is so much misinformation in the above i just don't have the time (or will) to correct it. Nothing especially "more modern" about...
    • PaulRainbow
      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      It is a start battery intended for a specific application, STOP-START. Higher charge acceptance and lower self discharge are important...
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      PaulRainbow reacted to Sandy's post in the thread Electrickery upgrade .... with Like Like.
      Replace with Garmin kit.
    • PaulRainbow
      PaulRainbow replied to the thread Engine Battery Dead.
      An engine battery only has to do one thing, start the engine, so why not just use........... an engine start battery. Decent lead acid...
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      Have you used one ? Any good ?
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      PaulRainbow reacted to Gustywinds's post in the thread Chartplotter Upgrade (of sorts) with Like Like.
      It’s a bit complicated as the supplier is also fitting it and some other electrical/electronic upgrades but the invoice price for the...
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      PaulRainbow reacted to VicS's post in the thread Engine Battery Dead with Like Like.
      Having had some remarkably good lifespans for my car batteries I am now completely sold on Yuasa batteries . Two have lasted in excess...
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