A proper one though, none of that cheap junk for me again.
My faithful donkey engine produces more than enough power for the heavier duty electrical requirements on board, but it has a few substantial drawbacks:
- It is very noisy, especially for work anywhere inside the boat.
- It is an absolute beast to start when cold.
- I want to save the donkey engine as much as possible for boat duties.
So far it seems to run quietly enough, and is capable of producing enough power for pretty much everything I'll need in the foreseeable future, including welding.
I'll wait until it's properly run in (the Chinese one did not even make it that far) before I take the wheels off, and mount it permanently in it's allotted place, up forwards.