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    The 12 Volt Doctor's Practical Handbook: For the Boat's Electric System

    Not a bad book if you are fitting out a van, a boat or if you are incorporating 12v into your home


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    Nice one! Downloaded and saved
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    Same here. Ignorance is no defense when tinkering with electricery and traveler vehicles.
    even a gypsy caravan is too much settling down.

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    Even if you muck about with electrickery quite a bit, as I do, a reference is often useful!
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    That's great thanks, all this sparky stuff makes about as much sense to me as mathematics (ie none).

    I now have a 24v vehicle, should I run a separate 12v system or try to incorporate the two?

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    Originally Posted by FriedOnion
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    That's great thanks, all this sparky stuff makes about as much sense to me as mathematics (ie none).

    I now have a 24v vehicle, should I run a separate 12v system or try to incorporate the two?
    Now look, this is a 12 volt book, not a 24 volt!
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    Personally I'd run everything on 24 volt and save a lot of mucking about.
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    Would a 12v kettle work on a 24v system or would it just melt ?
    Then there's loads of other things...
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    Originally Posted by FriedOnion
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    Would a 12v kettle work on a 24v system or would it just melt ?
    Then there's loads of other things...
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    It would melt
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    . Trucks are all 24 volt so you can get pretty much anything you want in 24 volt.
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    Originally Posted by FriedOnion
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    Would a 12v kettle work on a 24v system or would it just melt ?
    Then there's loads of other things...
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    You can get a voltage dropper/reducer - 24v - 12v ... look on ebay..
    ' When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place '
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    Thanks for the that download Aman.
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    On reading the first few pages, the writer knows his stuff, and explains it well.

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    Most informative in an easy to digest way
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    Ma you not surpose to eat it
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    Very helpful

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    Nice find Aman. I do have the boat electrical bible somewhere, but somehow it's got displaced.

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    Cheers for that, thats my holiday monday ruined
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