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berke99

24 volt charging ??

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I just got a 24 volt minkota trolling motor. This is my first time dealing with 24 volts. I have 2 battery chargers. My question is when I charge the batteries- do I have to disconnect the batteries and charge them seperatly? What is the proper way to charge the batteries with out an on board charger? Thanks for any help!

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the proper way is to charge each one the best thing is to get a duel on board charger all you have to do is just plug it in

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You'll need a 2 bank charger or will have to disconnect and move wires.

Run one bank's wires to one battery and the other bank to the other battery and you should be in business.

marine_man

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as the two posts above have said, its just best to get a dual charger... you will be glad you did! Heck, get a 3 bank and hook up your starter battery as well.. I have a 10-10-3amp and love it.

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Heck, get a 3 bank and hook up your starter battery as well.. I have a 10-10-3amp and love it.

A good point Deitz... it fyou can swing it it's nice to have the piece of mind that your starting battery is charged too...

marine_man

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These on board chargers are the way to go. The boat I purchased had a 2 bank already installed. One does the 24v the other does the starting batt. It is so easy to just plug it in!

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Do you have a 24 volts charger on one bank and 12 on the other bank then? Otherwise, how is it charging both batteries with one bank? I wasn't aware you could do that and other way...

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They work pretty good... I don't have any experience with the 24 volt system but a friend had the 12V system and it worked pretty good.

The drawback is on an overnight fishing trip when you leave your boat in the water you have no way to charge your batteries vs running an extension cord out and charging them.

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