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Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
Also remember, when you are using power on your boat during the day you are still charging with your solar panel, so what you are using is 'free'. Your draw is only at night
That's a bit misleading. If you run a tiller pilot, start your motor, or whatever, during the day, those amp-hours have to be replaced, which delays the replacement of last night's draw.

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