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post #2 of Old 04-15-2007
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Additional Battery for Max 26X

1. Do you really need another battery?

I have sailed my Mac26C for two week trip'S to the local lakes for the past 5 years. With only one battery. (I have a small 9.9 hp 4 stroke that seems to keep the battery topped off). I run gps, depth sounder, and vhg radio off of it along with limited cabin lights.

2. If you really do need a second battery and/or want to make any major modifications to the electrical system. I highly recommend:

Nigel Calder's Boatowner's Mechanical and Electricl Manual: How to Maintain, Repain, and Improve Your Boat's Esential Systems
(Mine is Second Edition), there may be a new one out by now.

ISBN 0-07-009618-X (1996)

Enjoy the boat:

Ed Warren.
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