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Charging your starter battery?

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I have naver had any trouble with my battery not starting my 150 Johnson, but do you have to charge this battery after a weekends use?
I also heard you can fry your voltage regulator if you don't disconnect one of the terminals while charging. Is this true?

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No. Your engine should charge it just fine after use. I've killed my starter battery by using a transom trolling motor (stupid move!). I had to jump start it with a deep cycle, and only 5 minutes of driving the starter battery was back to normal. The engine kicks out a lot of volts to charge it up again.

I know too many people who don't even disconnect their starter batteries in the winter, to find the battery ok enough to turn the motor over in the spring.

I don't know about frying the voltage regulator while charging it....I have fried the regulator by accidently touching negative to positive during the installation!! Be careful there...

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If you fry the regulator then you have a problem somewere. You should have no problems with 150 charging the battery, so don't worry about and just go out and catch some fish. good luck.

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