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xx   BOAT

Build a volt box. Wooden box contains a boat battery and a built-in battery charger. Use it both in your boat and as a source of 12 volt current to power portable TV sets, radios, etc.

Boat electronic equipment tune-up tips. Includes battery care, wiring check, eliminating radio interference, audio system maintenance, etc.
BOATING WORLD #84 Apr-May 1992 pg. 36

Understanding interfacing (the interaction of electronic equipment) in boating applications.
BOATING WORLD #94 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 18

Multiple battery hookups for boats. Instructions for parallel, series and combination hookups.
BOATING WORLD #99 Apr 1994 pg. 91

Tip on mounting a recessed battery box on fairlead tracks so it can be easily pulled out for inspection.
BOATING WORLD #108 Apr 1995 pg. 88

How to avoid a cranky, short-lived boat battery. Battery selection, charging, etc.
BOATING WORLD #110 Jun 1995 pg. 18

Tips from professionals on what to look for in boat wiring.
BOATING WORLD #111 Jul 1995 pg. 24

Things that go zap! in the night. Easy steps to help you solve boat electrical problems.
BOATING WORLD #123 Nov 1996 pg. 76
Added Info BOATING WORLD #125 Jan 1997 pg. 10

Tips on replacing all of the accessory wiring on a boat and providing for multiple battery power.
BOATING WORLD #145 Jan 1999 pg. 28

Tips on determining if defective shore power wiring is causing heavy loss of sacrificial zinc through galvanic action.
BOATING WORLD #149 May 1999 pg. 86

Twelve-volt luxury. How to use your boat battery to bring aboard all the luxuries of home (blender, refrigerator, TV, etc.).
BOATING WORLD #149 May 1999 pg. 93

Shore power for everyone. Installing a shore power wiring system in an older boat.
BOATING WORLD #155 Jan 2000 pg. 102

Tips on adding a deep-cycle battery to operate boat electronics in addition to the engine starting battery.
BOATING WORLD #168 Apr 2001 pg. 44

Tip on determining the wire size needed for boat circuits, especially long runs.
BOATING WORLD #171 Jul 2001 (v.22) pg. 34

Troubleshooting burned stators in outboard motors involves checking the battery cables.
BOATING WORLD #173 Nov 2001 (v.22) pg. 70

Time-saving shortcuts when working on the electrical, plumbing or mechanical systems of a boat.
BOATING WORLD Jun 2002 (v.23#6) pg. 80

Replacing your DC electrical panel.
BOATING WORLD Dec 2002 (v.23#10) pg. 38

Installing a battery selector switch for a boat equipped with two batteries.
BOATING WORLD Jan 2003 (v.24#1) pg. 52

Troubleshooting for boaters. Advice on testing marine electrical systems, outboard motor magneto ignitions, and the integrity of your boat's corrosion protection system.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1996 (v.67#6) pg. 41

How to protect your boat from lightning by installing a lightning rod.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #550 Mar 1974 (v.70) pg. 70

Space-age electronic projects for boats. Part 1. Includes: voltage monitor, fluid-level indicator, sewage-tank level indicator, and rudder-position indicator.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1979 (v.16#1) pg. 39

Space-age electronic projects for boats. Part 2. Bilge-water alarm, a tachometer, and voltage-transient protection.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1979 (v.16#2) pg. 55

How to store your boat battery for the winter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1971 (v.136#5) pg. 120

Tip: Be sure to twist together all 12-volt power cords in order to prevent any magnetic field from being formed which might affect your boat compass.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1980 (v.153#5) pg. 9

Voltminder. An electronic meter to check the entire electrical system of car or boat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1969 (v.195#4) pg. 158

Recommendation on electrical switches which will withstand the moisture and corrosion found aboard a boat.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 80

Wiring a small boat to use running lights, electronic fishing equipment, etc. Power is supplied by a battery.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #69 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 48, 54

Solar panels for boats. Tips on designing a solar panel system, sizing the system, etc.
WOODENBOAT #78 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 87

A trouble-free 12-volt DC system for a boat is built around two batteries and an engine-driven alternator.
WOODENBOAT #99 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 41
Added Info WOODENBOAT #101 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 9

Lightning ground system for boats. Basic theory and practice.
WOODENBOAT #136 May-Jun 1997 pg. 70