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    Maine Sail replied to the thread Battery Gremlin.
    A Blue Sea switch at year 5 would be an extremely rare failure. Focus on cleaning all terminations, pos and neg side in the battery...
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    Maine Sail replied to the thread Battery Gremlin.
    How old is the battery switch? Where is the noise emanating from?
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    Bank fuses need to be within 7" of the positive battery terminal on each bank, when the banks are in different locations..
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    Each side of the positive parallel jumper needs a fuse. 250A is the bare minimum we advise for any bank that could be called on the...
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    Maine Sail replied to the thread What Starter Battery???.
    The open circuit voltage has no direct comparison to state of health of the battery. I can't even begin to tell you how many deep-cycle...
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    Maine Sail replied to the thread What Starter Battery???.
    If the batteries are healthy, a deep-cycle house bank will easily out crank a single starting battery even at 50% SoC.. (this is not...
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    Maine Sail replied to the thread What Starter Battery???.
    On a boat with a second bank try not to think of it is a "starting battery". It may some day be your "start/reserve/emergency" battery...
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    Maine Sail replied to the thread Cliff Island, Maine.
    Some of these moorings may be storm moorings for islanders. it is a common practice on our off shore islands..I’m on your side about...