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Old 03 January 2013, 07:12   #11
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Another vote for Cetek. I have one on BP & it keeps both batteries charged & conditioned. Fully waterproof & can be permanently wired in if required. Cost about 100 quid.
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Old 03 January 2013, 07:47   #12
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In the winter I take my two bats out in the garage with three phase charger. On mooring I leave it on one plus a solar panel for the trickle to replace the pump draw.

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Old 03 January 2013, 08:19   #13
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Thanks for all of the messages so far, the Cetek units seam popular. Does anyone have shorepower on their rib?
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Old 03 January 2013, 08:25   #14
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In the winter I take my two bats out in the garage with three phase charger. On mooring I leave it on one plus a solar panel for the trickle to replace the pump draw.

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Sh1t what size batteries you charging? one hell of a charger that !!!
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Old 03 January 2013, 09:45   #15
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Absolutely huge!! Sorry spotted mistake should have read three stage not phase. Hell of a difference!!!!!!

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Absolutely huge!! Sorry spotted mistake should have read three stage not phase. Hell of a difference!!!!!!

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I have 3 of the cTek chargers, I use them for the argocats and Polaris, I've got a plug mounted on the dash so that you can just unplug the charger and go. Really easy to use
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Old 03 January 2013, 12:32   #18
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Is the sea level below the top of the sump if so put an extra drain above the sea level and live with water in 3/4 of the sump.don't know if its posible,but cheaper and more reliable than all this expensive kit !!!!!!
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Old 03 January 2013, 12:35   #19
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Is the sea level below the top of the sump if so put an extra drain above the sea level and live with water in 3/4 of the sump.don't know if its posible,but cheaper and more reliable than all this expensive kit !!!!!!
So in basic terms you are suggesting self-drain from sump with outlet just above sea level therefore hoping to maintain a constant!
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So in basic terms you are suggesting self-drain from sump woth outlet just above seaa level therefore hoping to maintain a constant!
this is what I was told from zodiac - if on mooring leave back bungs open and it will reach its own level- I got fed up with wet feet ! do fitted bilge pump and carry jump start pack.

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