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How to Charge a 24-Volt Boat Battery System

How to Charge a 24-Volt Boat Battery System

If your boat has a 24-volt battery system, it probably has two 12-volt batteries that are wired together so that the negative post of the first battery connects to the positive post of the second battery. If your ...

How to Wire Up a Perko Dual Battery Switch on a Boat

How to Wire Up a Perko Dual Battery Switch on a Boat

A dual marine battery switch allows you to use two marine batteries and isolate them from each other. This avoids problems with both batteries accidentally draining, leaving you stranded. It also allows you to turn off ...

How to Test a Magneto Ignition Coil

How to Test a Magneto Ignition Coil

Many small engines use a magneto to produce electrical current and spark. In such a system, a large, permanent magnet is embedded in the flywheel. As the flywheel turns, the magnet spins around a transformer with ...

Making an Electromagnetic Fishing Rod

Making an Electromagnetic Fishing Rod

If you are looking for a creative way of teaching your kids about the power of magnets and circuits, look no further than making an electromagnetic fishing rod. This is a project that the kids can help with or even do ...

How to Hook Up a 24 Volt Trolling Motor

How to Hook Up a 24 Volt Trolling Motor

Wiring for a 24 volt trolling motor requires basic electrical skills and tools. Understanding the theory of wiring in series and parallel is helpful, but not necessary. A 24 volt system will need two additional 12 volt ...

How to Install 110 Volt Package Wiring in an Enclosed Trailer

How to Install 110 Volt Package Wiring in an Enclosed Trailer

Enclosed trailers are often used for camping, portable shops, riding toy transport, race car transport and crafts. Operating AC appliances or tools requires installing AC outlets, wiring and a breaker box. Wire it to be ...

How to Service Power Tilt and Trim on Johnson Outboard Motors

How to Service Power Tilt and Trim on Johnson Outboard Motors

The power trim and tilt system used on Johnson outboard motors serves two purposes. The first is to trim your boat to optimize the laminar flow between the hull and the water -- it gets up on plane faster and rides ...

Suburban RV Furnace Service Information

Suburban RV Furnace Service Information

Suburban is one of the leading makers of furnaces and appliances for RVs. One of the biggest luxuries of owning an RV is having a heater to enjoy on a cold evening or during a rain storm. An RV is your home away from ...

Do it Yourself RV Furnace Repair

Do it Yourself RV Furnace Repair

One of the best features of an RV is its furnace, and even the smallest pop-up camper can come with one. If it is not used for heating, it will at least help take the dampness out of the air. A furnace is not a luxury ...

How to Catch Worms With a Car Battery

How to Catch Worms With a Car Battery

Since the beginning of time, worms have been used to catch fish. However, the methods used for catching worms have become more sophisticated with the rising technology. Commercial worm catchers have taken to a very ...

Wildview Extreme 2 Directions

Wildview Extreme 2 Directions

The Wildview company designs and manufactures digital scouting cameras for viewing wildlife. The Xtreme 2 -- model number TGL 2M -- features a two-megapixel camera with wide-angle capabilities. The camera can take ...

How to De-Winterize a Jet Ski

How to De-Winterize a Jet Ski

There are certain procedures that need to be accomplished to winterize a jet ski for winter storage. Once spring and summer roll around again, you get to gladly roll that Jet Ski back out. To properly prepare the vessel ...

Homemade Flounder Gigging Lights

Homemade Flounder Gigging Lights

Gigging is a popular and effective way to harvest flounder. Typically done at night and at low tide, the angler walks along the shallows near the beach with a gig, which is a small spear, and a light to expose the ...

Winterizing an Electric Golf Cart

Winterizing an Electric Golf Cart

You can winterize your electric golf cart and get it ready for the storage season by following a few simple steps. If possible, store the golf cart in an enclosed garage. Keeping it out of ice, snow and other elements ...