Ed and Kristen are down visiting me in Key West. Just before their arrival I borrowed the battery testing equipment from West Marine and discovered that my house batteries were in need of replacement. I have gotten 5 years out of them and for a cruiser that is not bad. But I started to laugh as I was lugging the 110 lb batteries around. The last time I had to do this Ed helped me replace them. So maybe I should not let Ed visit for another 5 years.
I changed out the three 4D batteries for six 6 volt golf cart batteries. I have gained more power than another 4D would have provided in less space with less weight. No wonder so many cruisers go to golf cart batteries.
Monday, January 24, 2011
The Curse of Ed King
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