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ord27 04-30-2008 6:20 PM

this is my off season contribution to the boat this year <BR>a dual bank battery charger <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/575178.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/575179.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/575180.jpg" alt="Upload">

05mobiuslsv 04-30-2008 6:43 PM

Nice work Cliff... That's clean.

ord27 04-30-2008 6:44 PM

thanks nu bu <BR>figure I will plug it often to keep those babies in good shape

05mobiuslsv 04-30-2008 6:52 PM

Use it after every outing and you'll never have battery issues. What kind of batteries are you running. I stuck 5 optimas along that wall you put your onboard charger.

ord27 04-30-2008 7:06 PM

I've got 2 blue tops <BR> <BR>just run 2 amps and only 2 tower speakers so I didn't feel the need for more batteries

pfort 05-01-2008 9:37 AM

Looks good, I plan to install my battery chargers this weekend.

weskel 05-01-2008 11:59 AM

what battery charger did you use? <BR> <BR>Weskel

ord27 05-01-2008 11:28 PM

hey Kelly. it's a Promite 5/5 dual bank <BR> <BR>trickle charges both at the same time <BR> <BR>cuts off and back on on it's own so you can keep it hooked up thru the winter if you want

kinger 05-02-2008 7:25 AM

Sorry, this might be dumb, but how does a battery charger work? I usually hook the battery up to a trickle charger the night before I go out, is this ok? how will a battery charger help? <BR> <BR>Thanks

ord27 05-02-2008 7:35 AM

Erik <BR>mine is the same thing, just mounted in the boat and able to charge 2 batteries at the same time <BR> <BR>I just have to stretch the cord to the boat...instead of lugging a charger into the boat every time

kinger 05-02-2008 7:53 AM

thanks

weskel 05-02-2008 9:55 AM

Thanks for the info, that is not a bad price, I have to replace my two batteries this year, neither will take a full charge. <BR> <BR>I will also install this charger, maybe my batteries will last longer than a couple seasons. <BR> <BR>Kelly

ldebbold 05-02-2008 1:03 PM

I'm having a problem with my duel blue top optima batteries. They were installed by a good stereo shop last fall along with rewiring the battery selector switch which was apparently not hooked up correctly by another dealer shop. I turned them off for the winter and then put the switch on "all" and hooked up my charger to just one of them a couple of weeks ago before we took the boat out. Long story short, I think only one of the batteries took any charge, and the other battery doesn't seem to be charging even when I run the boat with the switch on all. What is wrong and how do I fix it? Thanks

ord27 05-02-2008 3:14 PM

I'm not sure Les, but it is my understanding that you cannot charge both batteries at the same time using a conventional charger <BR> <BR>you need a dual bank charger <BR> <BR>I have seen lots of posts on here from guys in the industry <BR> <BR>I'm sure one will respond soon


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