Re: looking for gen kit

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Posted by Spike ( on June 19, 2005 at 04:44:50:

In Reply to: looking for gen kit posted by outlander on June 18, 2005 at 18:01:57:

If your going to run running lights,maybe a radio and depth finder even a live well you could get by without a generator.A deep cycle battery can handle everything if done carefully
The motor itself doesn`t require a battery to run only to start so a small quality starting battery and a good deepcycle to run your accessories will serve you well.If running only a radio and running lights a good deep cycle will do well.We used to run or boat heavy all weekend lights and starting it would sit all week
and start every time on Friday I would usually forget to charge it until it acted weak starting.
I think we charged about every 4 weeks or so.
I tried to remember to charge it on Friday or Saturday every weekend or so but usually forgot.
I was 16 or 17 and had more interesting things to do.I think you will find a generator pretty costly and hard to find I`m not an expert but I think it requires a different flywheel of course a belt wiring,Generater,mounting bracket and the
toughest part the proper regulator.You could try Twin Cities outboards for used parts.

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