1982 Skye 51
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Somewhere between NZ and the Chesapeake Bay
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i know that 14.8 is not ideal but i had read that, given a longer period, it would accomplish the same thing. i guess i'll look into borrowing/renting a portable charger somewhere in Pto. Montt.
a note about battery monitor calibration: I have found in teh past that it does not read completely accurately until after a deep discharge/full recharge cycle once it has been unhooked. maybe the lack of equalization and resulting sulfation has got ti all mixed up. i'll let my batteries do the thinking for the time being and worry about the monitor later--it is reading accurate amps and volts, which is enough.
"The notion of life implies a certain absoluteness of self-enjoyment." -Alfred North Whitehead
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