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Old 11-09-2012
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Re: Running a portable generator at an angle of heel

i think you should go with the honda 1000. i can't imagine any kind of big loads you would have on a hunter 25 with a small battery bank. if you truly need the additonal power the 2000 is not much more expensive but then where do you store it on a 25 foot boat?

we have a 37 foot cruiser with 550 amps of battery. i bought the 1000. it fits neatly in the lazarette (after i run it out of gas). it's big enough to run my 35 amp charger with power to spare - think i could easily run a 40 amp charger. at anchor for long periods we used to run it every other day for two hours. now with a solar panel it's every three days. i can also run power tools when i need them, which is almost never.

on a small boat you need to think small.....
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