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  1. Huge Voltage Drain Problem - Ideas?

    Electrical Systems
    Today I noticed (according to the Xantrex battery monitor) that the batteries were being drained at a rate of -40A. The Xantrex also said the batteries were at 37% of charge, and at -275Ah (for 4 Trojan T125s). Normal high draw rate is -10 to -15A. These are new batteries, installed 2 weeks...
  2. Chain Locker Overboard Drain Question

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    A question for those of you who have (or had) chain lockers that drained overboard... Is the drain just a plain hole (i.e., a thru-hole)? Or, is there a 1-way valve inside to keep water from coming in through the hole? Or, is there a ball valve inside that would let you close the ability...
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