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hi

alternator works fine now with two (nominal, likely quite degraded) Varta 110 Ah batteries and puts out max current only briefly even when batteries quite discharged.

want to change to three Enersys Odyssey PC2150 s, but they accept so much current when discharged, i'm worried about running my alternator at full output for, back-of-the-envelope-ballpark, 2 hours at a time multiple times per season if i do change to these.

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