Where is battery charger?

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Where is battery charger?

Postby Mynameisben » Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:06 am

We are the lucky new owners of a 1988 39' sedan with twin volvo diesels! The old owner had a disagreement with his broker and is incommunicado. We cannot find the battery charger anywhere. The listing identifies a Shipwrights 15 amp. Can anyone help us? We are thinking he may have removed it like he did a lot of other items that should have stayed on the boat.

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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby bill » Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:36 am

BigM
All the ones that I have seen are located on the bulkhead wall between the engines. :|
Some where close to the batteries. 8-)
I would think that the broker would stand behind the agreement you signed when you purchased the boat.
Seeing you have a list of equipment. :o
Some people are just Sh&% Heads :shock:
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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby GB49 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:41 pm

On our 32 it is in the "wine cellar" storage area just behind the salon steps.
I was on a 1988, 41 Marquis the other day and his was also in the same spot.

If you need to replace the charger I would recommend Dual Pro. Best system I've found so far. Been using them for several years.
http://www.dualpro.com/

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1986 Sedan 32'. Twin Chrysler 360in^3, 275hp, with K&N flame arrestors

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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby Roger2 » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:30 am

On my 37 double cabin with Volvo Diesels its on Starboard side, outboard of starboard engine, mounted on wine cellar wall.

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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby hoohaah » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:14 pm

I have a 1985 39' with twin Volvos And the Battery charger is under the steps next to the fresh water pump!!! HOOHAAH TOO
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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby Roger2 » Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:42 pm

Oddly enough, the recptial for my battery charger is where your charger is, but they ran cord through a hole & to Starboard side in engine room.

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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby Wilfred » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:11 am

I have a 1984 Express Bridge..I believe formally a Fisherman, twin 318s , Quicksilver Isolator, mostly original
Were onboard battery chargers a standard feature on most Marinettes? The toggle for such is on the main panel
Would anyone have a idea where the charger might be hiding on this model?
There is a squarish panel with 4 rivets and looks like a lock, starboard side below and on the inside by lower helm seat. What is behind that panel? Charger?
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Twin 318s 235 hp
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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby lakeErieJoe » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:21 am

On my 28 sedan I found mine was in the store. It did not have one it only charged by running it shore power did nothing.

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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby Wilfred » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:29 am

Was/is there a switch on main electrical panel for battery charger?
Do you have some kind of access panel below the starboard helm seat?
Mine has 4 rivets and keyed lock. When boarding the panel would be just to your right
and on the wall above the floor
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Twin 318s 235 hp
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Re: Where is battery charger?

Postby jralbert » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:43 am

A picture would help us diagnosticians. In my 1988 FBS, the original charger was in the engine compartment, fwd of the port engine, pugged into an AC receptacle. That was a stupid place to locate the power plug for the charger because of the potential for a spark igniting fumes. That plug should have been in the compartment that some call the wine cellar. That is the storage compartment housing the fresh water tank and hot water tank. I believe the charger itself had an ignition protected design.

The Quicksilver isolator was located in the wine cellar
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