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Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-25-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By Sehc
I had 6 GC2 batteries from East Penn sold as...

I had 6 GC2 batteries from East Penn sold as Duracell by Battery plus Bulb. I can highly recommend GC2 batteries. Be sure to use good quality cables to interconnect them into 12 volts. Wet cell are...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-21-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Sehc
There is a new type of battery monitor. It is...

There is a new type of battery monitor. It is self learning. Here is Rod Collin's review. https://marinehowto.com/balmar-sg200-self-learning-battery-monitor/
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-07-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,617
Posted By Sehc
LiFePo battery should be discharged to 50% for...

LiFePo battery should be discharged to 50% for storage. Unless they are being cycled for use, they should not be on a charger. Never charge if freezing temperature. I agree if the temperature is...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-03-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Sehc
Chlorine is your friend when storing fresh water.

Chlorine is your friend when storing fresh water.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sehc
This is the best explanation I have found....

This is the best explanation I have found. https://marinehowto.com/programming-a-battery-monitor/
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-20-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,532
Posted By Sehc
Rod Collins has the best instructional I have...

Rod Collins has the best instructional I have read. https://marinehowto.com/programming-a-battery-monitor/
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-13-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Sehc
Rod Collins has a good explanation of programming...

Rod Collins has a good explanation of programming the Victron.

https://marinehowto.com/programming-a-battery-monitor/
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-03-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Sehc
Agree. Check at RockAuto

Agree. Check at RockAuto
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-15-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By Sehc
Lead acid chemistry only. A good charge...

Lead acid chemistry only. A good charge controller will have an equalization charge applied maybe once a month. Should be done at least twice a year. That mixes the stuff and will help keep the cells...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-11-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By Sehc
Here is a $30 battery monitor. It ill check what...

Here is a $30 battery monitor. It ill check what you need for now. Victron is much better, but $200. Here is Will Prowse showing off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6O76Okmt08
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Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-08-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Sehc
Some better quality BMS devices have a reset...

Some better quality BMS devices have a reset button.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-08-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By Sehc
I have a 1987 Dodge B250 chassis. I have been...

I have a 1987 Dodge B250 chassis. I have been searching for the proper spacer to bring the rear axial in line with the front. I was hoping to find wheelbase measurement charts. Next is craw under and...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-04-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Sehc
I installed a Power Master brand new alternator...

I installed a Power Master brand new alternator on my 1987. It is single wire. Eliminated the voltage regulator. Easy to install. I had three other rebuilt alternators. From Summit. Made in USA.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-21-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sehc
That is a good move. You will like the modern 12...

That is a good move. You will like the modern 12 volt compressor fridge. Use the right size awg to avoid extra voltage drop. I use 12 awg from panel fuse to fridge. I hard wired the fridge,...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-15-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Sehc
Dave. Just the link I was going to post. Rod...

Dave. Just the link I was going to post. Rod Collins freely gives much good information. I try to buy things from Rod's store. I am thinking about the new Balmar SG-200.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-13-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By Sehc
Crown makes good batteries. East Penn, (Deka)...

Crown makes good batteries. East Penn, (Deka) makes good batteries. If you can find Duracell GC2 they are made by East Penn in USA and are available in most Sam's Club stores.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-13-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Sehc
Agree. Here is Rod's new web site; ...

Agree. Here is Rod's new web site; https://shop.marinehowto.com/products/bed-it-tape
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-06-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Sehc
The higher numbers indicate a better battery. So...

The higher numbers indicate a better battery. So yes, you can use two MCA 1000, marine deep cycle. All marine batteries are a compromise for deep cycle use. But if you are satisfied with the use you...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-20-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By Sehc
Time for a new battery bank. Your battery is shot.

Time for a new battery bank. Your battery is shot.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-16-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,015
Posted By Sehc
There is one way to do this. Get a proper lawyer....

There is one way to do this. Get a proper lawyer. There is at least one way to not do this. Ask on a internet forum.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-16-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sehc
I run my tires at the maximum psi as shown on the...

I run my tires at the maximum psi as shown on the side wall. I have not had a problem in 50 years, that was not my fault.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-17-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,601
Posted By Sehc
I mostly use a 1000W microwave. 400W solar and...

I mostly use a 1000W microwave. 400W solar and 690ah battery. I have a butane camp stove that works well even inside. I plan to try a inductive stove soon.
I have a self built camping van.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-06-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Sehc
Yes. I would get a good look inside the furnace....

Yes. I would get a good look inside the furnace. I think my 3 year old Suburban will turn off on low voltage. I will test this. The battery that 'failed'. How is it charged? Is it your house bank?...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sehc
Easy answer. Yes, measuring an increased voltage...

Easy answer. Yes, measuring an increased voltage when the engine is running indicates the house battery is charging. What is not answered is how much charge, measured in amperes. Having a battery...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-02-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By Sehc
LED after market lights may require a heat sink...

LED after market lights may require a heat sink to help keep them cool in a hosing not designed for LED. I found Philips Lighting web site has a lot of good information about the different automotive...
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