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Old 06-12-2010, 09:49   #31
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Originally Posted by cfarrar View Post

Like I wrote earlier, I also need to replace my Lifeline AGMs. I found this series interesting.... especially the 4th and 5th articles on charging AGMs, with specific data for Lifelines. Here it is.
Good articles. I ran over our configuration with Lifeline - and we should be well set up. We replaced the batteries on Saturday, and all appears to be working fine. However, based upon those articles, I need to do some additional checking/monitoring - especially on the alternator. THAT ain't too good...

A special thanks to Tim Kings, the designer of our boat. Sheer genius in the battery location: At the foot of the aft bunk, directly below a 24" hatch, directly below the end of the boom. Simple block and tackle to pull them out and swing them over into a cart on the pier. Made easy work of the 155 lb each batteries. I mean EASY. Hardest part, by far, was getting them from the trunk into the cart.

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