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I have 2 deep cycle batteries. A selector sw. will select either battery or both. I want to install a starting battery and another switch, possibly to to select house or starting. I then require the charging arrangement for this set-up. Harvey

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Install your new start battery and connect it to the engine as normal. be sure to ground the additional battery to the others. Then install an automatic charge relay between the start battery and the common on the battery switch for the original pair of batteries. This will allow the engine to charge its own battery and whichever battery(s) you have selected on the dual position switch.

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