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Old 08-04-2006
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Boy, you guys are good.

Forgive me for not giving all the details from the beginning. I do also use a Honda EU 2000 generator for charging. I typically charge the batteries , in the morning, using the generator (plugged into the A/C in on the back of the boat). This, of coarse, uses the Heart smart charger to do it's business. I would run the generator about 45 min-1 hour until the link 2000 started the float stage of the charge. In the late afternoon or early evening, the batteries would be down around 12.45 and I would charge again. This time with the engine alternator so battery charging and water heating could go on together.

The Engine alternator has a built in regulator and all voltage readings were made by just looking at the readout on the link. It was a good suggestion to turn off all breakers and see if the voltage recovered at all. Who knows, the refrigerator may have been running to cause to voltage to read low.

Thanks Again,
Michael
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