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Re: Stupid solar question
mango, no you don't need a cut off switch. There is nothing wrong with multiple charging sources at the same time. Only caveat: turn off the shorepower when you start your engine, if you bank is full the alternator's tach won't work until you apply a load.
There are a LOT of solar websites out there with good information.
Maine Sail is a great resource. Go to his website.
Stu Jackson, Catalina 34, 1986, M25 engine, Rocna 10 (22#), Maple Bay, BC, Canada
Last edited by Stu Jackson; 08-18-2013 at 12:51 PM.