"plowboy" <okie_plowboy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> I have a cabin in a remote area that is about half finished. i was
> wanting to wire it for 12 volt, so that i dont have to listen to a
> generator running all the time, and its too shady for solar panels.
> what type of batteries should i get and what gauge and type of wire
> should i use? about all i will run is a few 12 volt floresent or
> l.e.d. lights, one or two 12 volt celling fans, and an r.v. water pump.
> any help and tips would be greatly appriciated.
Get batteries designed for long periods of discharge not car batteries. You
will find them in fork lifts and golf carts.
As for wire use the heaviest you can get. Not quite starter motor thickness
but thicker than the normal car headlamp wire.
How are you going to charge your batteries?