Originally Posted by mbaillie
im planning on running the group that is paralled together to run as 1 battery and have the starter battery seperated. will this work? will my charger charge the starter and the group at same time or will it stop once one is full as in the starter?
Yes, if your charger is a dual battery charger, that means it essentially functions as 2 discrete chargers that will treat the house and cranking batteries independently. It wouldn't hurt to check the specs of your charger and make sure that it can handle the charging load of the house bank or it may be very slow to recharge.
Polar Battery on Boundary Rd in Vancouver is a good resource, and you can get good prices on batteries and chargers without paying the "marine" markups!