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Share a bit more of my electrical system

I bought a 300W boat solar kit (3x bendable 100W monocrystalline panels and accessories) from @renogysolar, and upgraded the charge controller to an MPPT charge controller also from Renogy. I got 2 group 31 AGM batteries (wired in parallel for 210Ah) from @westmarineinc along with most of the wiring, fuse panels, circuit breakers, and shore power charger (have not had to hook up to shore power since the initial charge!). Picked up other miscellaneous supplies from Home Depot (the circuit housing in between the batteries, housing the fuse panels, busbars, etc.), Amazon (some inline fuses for each solar panel, and other miscellaneous things it was hard to find elsewhere), Fry’s Electronics (the 400W pure sine wave inverter–total overkill for my needs, as I haven’t even hit 70W real use through it, but that’s the idea), Camping World, and Autozone (tiny ins and outs like 2 separate 12V ports).

 

Everything is fused multiple times (plus 4 major circuit breakers–one on each battery, one at the connection of the positives from each battery, and another before the primary fuse panel), and the vast majority of everything is oversized for the load I ever put on it. Not shown, also is a NASA marine BM-1 battery monitor and (previously pictured) the monitor connected to the charge controller. More than meets all my needs! The solar panels are tied to the roof of the car when I’m stationary (still perfecting technique, but have used bungie cords and paracord, both to varying degrees so far), and then easily stack and slide in on top of all of my stuff in the trunk space when I move. I’ve considered a more permanent solution, but have held off so far. Came in around $3k total, doing the wiring and setup myself. A few bits need to be redone already, but I patched them up to a safe degree for now (nothing dangerous, but if I yank real hard at the right spots, I could break a couple of connections). Maybe fix it more this weekend.

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Just a thought we have to learn how to be decent and in order

Just a thought we have to learn how to be decent and in order. Life is balance yes even when you are a Christian. Jesus didn’t say that he came to give us life and that more abundantly for nothing. In the wake of my God son’s untimely death due to a long illiness I’m more motivated to live my life to the fullest life is so short. Life is for the living and I’m going to live just because you are a Christian doesn’t mean your life stops. The devil is a LIE. Quite contrary it has just begun. You can still laugh, have fun, learn new things, go different places even being saved, sanctified and filled with the Holy Ghost. You are who God says you are REDEEMED, MORE Than A CONQUEROR, AN OVERCOMER, A SON OF GOD, A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD. Im SAVED by GRACE NOT works lest ANY man shall boast. We have to remember OUR righteousness is of filthy rags. Its not about “works” its about your salvation in Jesus Christ.
Be careful not to be so “heavenly minded you’re no earthly good.” You will have people forming cults and stop having children, working, or living waiting on God to come back Jesus said occupy till I come. He said all those things that are going on now as it was in Noah to highlight the wrong true enough but also to show you to continue to live. Don’t be controlled by religion, traditionalism, they are quite different from a true relationship with God look at Mary and Martha one was complaining about the other not doing what she thought she should’ve been doing to serve God but I like what Jesus did he put the accuser in their place and told her “she is doing what is needful” in other words “stay in YOUR lane and mind YOUR business” Lord knows worrying about self is a job in itself. Pray for me, give me the Truth in love not judgment and with intent to control my life but just live by example and love me right where I am. Let me work out my OWN soul salvation with fear and trembling and you work yours out the same. ” See that your calling and election is sure and take heed lest he fall”

Check Your Electrolyte Levels

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Just want to take a second and remind everybody about BatteryMaintenance. If you have Lead Acid batteries in your boat make sure you check your electrolyte (acid) levels. Even if your Batteries say Maintenance Free, unless they’re a AGM, or Optima style, more then likely theres fill screws under the sticker that says Maintenance Free. I have used Dekagroup 31 Master Marine lead acid batteries for going on four yrs now and at some point during every yr I top them off. I just used about a gallon of electrolytes (acid) in my 36V setup. You can use water if you have to. However for Longevity stop by your car parts store and pick up what you need. Keep in mind it is acid!!! so proper PPE is in order.

by Nibble This Charters

Sprinter agm batteries discount

 

 

Example Sams group 31 is 105 amp hours and has a amperage discharge of 1000 amps and will run you near $200 bucks with tax. A Sprinter S12v370F is 132 amp hours with a max discharge of 4266 amps. With a price tag of $250 ( depending on total amount ordered). Making it cheaper than North Star, XS Power, Odyssey, Juice boxes performance line, Reikken’s pure lead series and Kinetik’s performance line. We use these in all our competition level builds requiring batts. They are perfect for burpsetups and big power musical builds.

We have used these in many builds and the performance is unreal. Ill mainly be offering group 31 sized batts (75lbs) and a larger 106lb monster same dimensions as a XS power D7500. I also can get smaller ones for under hood use.

They have low resistance, built with virgin lead agm technology, reinforced side walls, sealed and maintenance free, flame retardant cases and huge maximum amperage discharge. Manufactured here in the USA. They are built to order so no worries of getting a brand new batt that’s already a year old because it sat on a shelf in a warehouse . They will arrive to me direct from the factory and will be available for pickup in Aiken. Home delivery can be arranged for larger orders in the csra. More details TBA. Check out this like for full specs on the entire line.

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