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Monte
04-02-2007, 03:07 PM
I have two batteries... one for the main operation of the boat, the second designated specifically for the radio/ amps.
How do I charge both?

Monte
04-02-2007, 04:10 PM
Anybody?????????????

Jkelly
04-02-2007, 04:15 PM
Connect them parallel like in a diesel truck.

You may have to upgrade your alternator.

chevy08bud
04-02-2007, 04:19 PM
Do you have an isolator in there?

Jkelly
04-02-2007, 04:21 PM
I have two batteries... one for the main operation of the boat, the second designated specifically for the radio/ amps.
How do I charge both?


Something like this

Monte
04-02-2007, 04:22 PM
Connect them parallel like in a diesel truck.

You may have to upgrade your alternator.

Thanks J.........

Monte
04-02-2007, 04:35 PM
Do you have an isolator in there?

There is one, but it we'll have to see if it works when I get the new cables.....

In Jkelly's diagram is that considered sel #2???