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Old 01-10-2008
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Pegasus (arf!)...

Your experience differed because of the frequent use of your boat ("about twice a week from May to October"), and because you kept the battery on a smart charger over winter. Letting a flooded battery rest for a few days is OK. Letting it sit for weeks or months is not OK.

A solar panel, properly sized, can help a lot for a boat which is infrequently used.

Bill
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