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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    thanks for all your replies
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    that sounds perfect for my situation
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    that's right i do not have a charging issue i have a draining issue and yes "as i have said" i do have a ACR problem which i will solve by replacing but for now i just turn the battery switch to combine (5511e) when i am charging, Again the problem i have is a quicker than wanted discharge...
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    Group 31 Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Batteries, 12V, 105 Amp Hours, 200 Res. Min., 800 CCA, 1000 MCA, 9 3/8"H x 12 15/16"L x 6 3/4"W, 69 lb. 15020258 WM8A31DTM these are the batteries i have now from west marine. i don,t think its the alternator at all as my alternator charges the batteries back...
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    its a merc 260 hp not sure the alternator output
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    i don,t get the green light but still when i combine the batteries it does charge both batteries and my set up does not run the house requirements for more than 4 or 5 hours so imay just buy another battery for the house and replace the combiner
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    Plumbing experts needed!!

    i think you will be better of having a 1 " through the hull then 2 tees then a ball valves on both sides or 2 tees with 3 ball valves in 3/4 " ,so you can turn either one off and also run 1 bait tank at a time or both at a time ,at least this way you will have only 1 through the hull and 3...
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    Plumbing experts needed!!

    i think you will be better of having a 1 " through the hull then 2 tees then a ball valves on both sides or 2 tees with 3 ball valves in 3/4 " ,so you can turn either one off and also run 1 bait tank at a time or both at a time ,at least this way you will have only 1 through the hull and 3...
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    i have one of those and i think its not working as i still have to put my battery switch to combine when i am running the motor, i may have a faulty one but it still does not let running all my electronics for over 3 or 4 hours without draining the battery thanks for your reply
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    battery reccomnendations for house and start

    i have 2 group 31 AGM batteries 1 for bank and 1 for starter both are fairly new , the problem i have (only when not paying attention) is that i run a lot of power through the house WHEN ENGINE IS NOT RUNNING (DRIFTING) 3 head units,radar on standby, high flow bait pump,2 radios,stereo...
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    (2) HEAVY DUTY BATTERIES

    how old are they ?
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    auto pilot install help

    i cant understand why you are having trouble ,with my install set up it ask for rudder all the way port then enter all the starboard then enter, then it was done ,went really easy , but then again i did not have the rudder position sensor so maybe try without it as mine works awesome and dont...
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    removing carpet... what's a good option other than carpet?

    i just finished doing Kiwi grip on my boat deck and i do not like it ,it dried like flat water based paint and picks up dirt real fast ,my sandals left marks on it that i can not get off ,i wish i did Herculiner like i did with my other boat but thats what i get for trying a different product...
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    26 ft. Shamrock Pilothouse

    any pics ? where is the boat at ?