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Old 11-29-2021, 06:47 PM   #1
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Charging batteries

I often wonder why the new bat operated vehicle's just don't recharge their own batteries, can't be that hard to do it seems. You could run a alt of some sort off of a wheel and charge them going down the road would seem to be a no brainer to me, what do you all think?
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I have wondered the same thing. Mount an alternator at both rear wheels.
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I don't think anyone has quite perfected a perpetual motion machine.
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It depends on the coach you buy. My batteries are always getting charged unless sitting with the engine off and the coach not plugged in to shore power....even then we have a solar charger giving a little bit of charge.
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I often wonder why the new bat operated vehicle's just don't recharge their own batteries, can't be that hard to do it seems. You could run a alt of some sort off of a wheel and charge them going down the road would seem to be a no brainer to me, what do you all think?
I have an APP for that on my flip phone.
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I don't think anyone has quite perfected a perpetual motion machine.
If your interested PM me and I will sell you mine.
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They do while coasting or braking but that's only going to replace some of the power used in driving. Otherwise Podivin is correct:

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