Battery Switches

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So I usually turn battery switches off when I am not using a boat. Dads new toon makes this pretty much impossible for anyone but someone my size. The only way to reach it is if you raise the bimini and open the sunpad/bathroom hatch to get at the switch. Or if you like me open the door under sunpad and crawl in. You can't do this while the boat is on the lift either not enough height to raise bimini enough to open rear hatch.

So im pretty much stuck with leaving the batteries ON because my dad can't crawl down and turn them off. Am I hurting anything?
 

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I guess I just need to hope nothing is left on when he leaves the boat so the battery doesn't get drained.
 

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Mine is super easy to reach. Right by the back door.

Seems to me you're just risking running the batteries down. :dunno:
 

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Mine is super easy to reach. Right by the back door.

Seems to me you're just risking running the batteries down. :dunno:
Can you take a picture? I would think it would be in the same location as mine.
 

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We never turn ours off and we haven't had a problem with our pontoon. It never sits more than two weeks max at a time, but we leave it on. We just make sure the master power switch is off.
 

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my dad's never gets shut off or turned

master switch on the dash will kill enough things.

:iorun:
 

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I shut them off on both boats if it sits for a few weeks or more my stereo memory will drain both batteries on the powerplay, buy some 2 gauge cable from Amazon with some crimp ends and move the switch it was like 50 bucks for the cable for my pontoon stereo install 25 feet of red and 25 feet of black with crimp ends included
 

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:rofl: Not yet today, I'm downtown right now actually. I am considering heading to Blarney Island for the boat races tonight though... should be a good night! :io:
 

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:rofl: Not yet today, I'm downtown right now actually. I am considering heading to Blarney Island for the boat races tonight though... should be a good night! :io:
you'd enjoy it.

try to follow someone who looks experienced on in, and stay in the buoy lines as well. gets shallow REAL quick out there. watch your depth gauge and you'll be aiiight
 

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[MENTION=19]Yaj Yak[/MENTION], how long do the races normally run?
 

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probably a better question for someone else honestly.

i can't remember last time i witnessed them.
 

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