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Old 07-26-2011
orrange orrange is offline
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Default Replacing Charger/Converter

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Looking for some advice. After watching my batteries bubble and boil all summer, I'm ready to replace the stock charger/converter in my 74 FC. The bus currently runs off the two 185 RC 'deep cycle' marine batteries (combined house/starting) that the previous owner put in last year. I was looking at the Progressive Dynamics 9200 series and wasn't sure how close to the stock 100 amp converter I really needed to be. In the not so distant future, I'll upgrade the batteries possibly to 4x 6v in series/parallel, so I'd like to make sure I plan ahead here as well.
John Orrange
Drexel, Missouri
1974 FC 33 'Colossal Fossil'
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Old 07-26-2011
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A very positive move for sure. Smart chargers are certainly the way to go and a small investment, all things considered. I liken the the old dumb chargers/boilers to waxing a car with a baseball bat!

I am sure one of the charger experts will chime in here for better technical advise

Ryan and Michelle Saari
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1983 FC35RB Left me for Atlanta!
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battery, charger, converter

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