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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by millertyme, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. millertyme

    millertyme Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Just curious if most run off of just your stock battery set up or do you install a second battery for back up and less draw??
  2. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    I use stock set up.
  3. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    I just use one battery and a stock alternator. But, if I had a V plow and a lot of lights I'd run dual batteries.
  4. jimbo64

    jimbo64 Senior Member
    Messages: 194

    I have a good quality battery and hd alt. and don't have any problems
  5. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    It'll still draw the same.
  6. derekslawncare

    derekslawncare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    Factory set up (2 batteries) with snow plow prep package and dual alternator option.
  7. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    I still do a couple of small lots with a lot of farting around with a v plow
    I run 2 batts and both go to power the heavy v plow

    Alts don't put out a lot of amps at rpms below 1700-2000rpm