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      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

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Boat Battery Charging Questions - An Easy One

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I relocated my trolling motor batteries so they were a little more centered in the boat - a project I've been wanting to tackle for quite some time - yesterday's weather gave me the opportunity to take care of it and not keep looking whistfully out the garage door. For context, I have 1 12 V battery (2 total) in each of the storage areas on either side of my front seat base. I moved them inboard which centered the weight more and freed up some storage area. That being said I now do not have access to the charging "post" of the "inside" terminal (pos on one side, neg of the other). I do have reasonable access to the actual "lug" the wires are connected to. My question, is there any reason I cannot clip the charger onto these "lugs" instead of the charging posts right next to them? I can't think of a good reason why not but I just want to make sure. Evenutually I want to get an onboard charger which will solve this "problem". Thanks for the help. Paul

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Are you running 12 volts on your trolling motor? If so, I'd make a charging plug for your trolling motor plug - get an extra plug, strip the wires and connect your charger there... no digging under the deck.

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