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Old 03-08-2018, 07:56 PM   #10
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Default Re: Battery Disconect

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Originally Posted by OldNuc View Post
Go buy one of the large solar maintainers and plug i into the cigarette lighter socket. They will maintain those remote parked cars much better than stripping out the battery bolt holes due to repeated connect-disconnect cycles. They are only slightly hard lead and just about any 8 year old can easily over torque one to the point of thread failure. Solar panel on either the dash or rear shelf. Be sure you get one with the maintainer function or you will cook the battery.
These are becoming increasingly popular with small aircraft where many use a standard sized 12 volt battery that costs $400 with an FAA PMA stamp on it.

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