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post #3 of Old 06-06-2005
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Mixing AGM and wet cell batteries

When a battery switch is set to ''Both'' the batteries will be paralled. Bad idea due to different electrical characteristics.

As far as reusing the outboard alternator, same problem as with a regular battery charger. The alternator is undoubtably engineered for a wet cell battery, and will not be compatible with the AGM.
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