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12-21-2012 07:17:25

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Thanks guys. I thought of disconnecting the battery but I would have to repolarize the generator every time which requires removing the hood. I guess I could run some jump wires from bat. to gen.

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wayne in mn

12-21-2012 08:44:01

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 Re: fire risk in reply to Tuckermac, 12-21-2012 07:17:25  
The generator does not have to be polarized when the battery is removed & reinstalled or a cable disconnected!!
I remove the batteries on several tractors each fall (not close by) so I can charge them over winter. I have never polarized a generator in 20 or so years of winter battery removal and installation in the spring; the generator will not loose it's "magnetic memory" unless maybe being dropped on the concrete or battery polarity being reversed.

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John G. Hasler

12-21-2012 07:56:16

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 Re: fire risk in reply to Tuckermac, 12-21-2012 07:17:25  
> I thought of disconnecting the battery but I > would have to repolarize the generator every time...

No you wouldn"t. Your tractor is no more of a fire risk than are the cars, but if it makes everyone feel better shut off the gas and disconnect the battery.

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