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battery monitors water levels are really
important the other thing that we often
see is that people don't realize that
both are vibration prone environment and
I've come on multiple boats where
actually the connections of the
batteries were loops just because of
time you know when the engine starts
there's harmonics on a boat and for some
reason I've been on boats where I went
lose 12 golf cart batteries and I think
more than half of the posts the nuts
were actually vibrated off they actually
had vibrated off onto the box batteries
and then down and so that was for
whatever reason the batteries at a
certain rpm wherever they were were
vibrating perfectly for the nuts that
weren't using lock washers to undo
themselves so not having wing nuts on a
batteries essential having a lock
washers essential and don't think that
because you tighten it the first time
that it's done it's like a car tire you
know after three months you should
retighten the bolt again on a battery
the same thing so you know you want to
inspect and make sure that the
connections are tight I've seen boats
where suddenly they think they have a
large battery bank by the jumper cable
between one bank and the other that's
supposed to be together is loose and
most of the current is coming from only
the first half of the bank the other one
is there but it's so bad we connected or
corroded that it's actually not pulling
its weight and so that's essential as
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