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Old 11-10-2009, 11:24 AM
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Talked to a guy at EZjet, for get his name, and he suggested 2 odyssey sealed gel batteries, they only come in 12 volt. chatted with a supplier that gave me a price of 157 each and no shipping charges. SOLD, i'll order them in a coupla weeks.

they are heavy, 24 lbs each, but they will give me 52 minutes of 25 amp reserve power in case both of my alternators take a dump. A good thing when you need electricity to run the engine, let alone some instruments.

i'm putting them in the nose, i know, heavy for the nose, but have always planned to keep the nose ballasted for single flight at all times and rely on my constant speed prop and turboed engine to give me shorter take off roll.

That is why i posted this decision in the safety category.
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Old 11-25-2009, 10:00 PM
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Robert and Valerie Harris-believe them...or else...



At 24 lbs I believe one in the nose is sufficient.
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Old 11-26-2009, 06:44 PM
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whithout a complete understanding of my installation, how can anyone make a decision?
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:42 PM
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Did the survey. Talked to a lot of canardians. But you're right. Who knows what you got until you do your weight and balance. With the words of someone I know, "I'm just sayin' " . : )
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:01 AM
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http://www.odysseybatteries.com/
(888) 379-2555

West Coast Batteries Inc.
410 Le Roy Drive
Corona, Ca. 92879


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Old 04-08-2010, 10:26 PM
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well, changed again, today i bought a backup 20 amp alternator, a 20 amp regulator and a 60 amp regulator from b&c

love to take advice and he recommended 2 batteries, which in my case equels 4, he sells 11 pound 14 volt sealed batteries.

Sold, 4 of em but he won't ship/sell them till i need them. he also makes a battery terminal end that fits welding cable, sold.

I figure if i trust ie for the alternator and regulators, might as well go all the way to the batteries and connectors.
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he recommended 2 batteries, which in my case equels 4,
Two alternators and four batteries?
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