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  1. ShadeTreeMechanic

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    Damn, get a little closer to it. Holy shit people are stupid.
  2. ShadeTreeMechanic

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    Save up some more money because it is hard to find anything decent in that price range. If it has to be $100 then check this out. There are people here that run the two channel version of this and I ran one of the two channels for a while myself. Here is the four channel. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rockville-dB45-3200-Watt-1600w-RMS-4-Channel-Amplifier-Car-Stereo-Amp-Loud-/352066779883?vxp=mtr&hash=item51f8d0baeb
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    The licensing and registration of a gun just to have it in your home. The people in the household are forbidden to use the gun owners gun to protect themselves unless the House Bill 4554 passes. http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(oynxdhoovfaf5uumj413hpnt))/mileg.aspx?page=getobject&objectname=2017-HB-4554&query=on
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    Last month they were eating Tide Pods. Now they are experts on the constitution.
  5. Cool! Um. How did you seal it so it doesn't get wet? Just wondering.
  6. ShadeTreeMechanic

    batteries banks.

    The batteries should be the same size ideally. When a small battery is in parallel with a big battery, everything is fine until the reserve capacity is used up in the small battery. The big battery has to try to charge the small battery because their voltage is the same from being in parallel. At this point it would be better not to have the small battery at all. The reason people can get away with having a smaller starting battery in parallel is because when the engine is running, the alternator charges the small battery. This takes away from the alternators capacity to charge the big battery, but the big battery is free to run the amps because it also gets a charge from the alternator.
  7. Often times it is the simple stuff that can go wrong. I would take that connector and unplug and plug it in about 10 times to exercise it to make sure the connections are clean and not oxidized. This will help clean them if they have oxidation from being exposed. A little dielectric grease wouldn't hurt either. Hope that's all it was.