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Old 03-19-2013
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Re: AGM batteries

Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post
Have I told you that my Lifelines have now been replaced with a cheap set of wet cells.... hmmmm... (most certainly agree with you Maine).

Only stipulation I will add is that for some installs, agms seem a better choice. THis is where the batteries may not set up straight or are difficult to get to for maintenance. But for cruisers, who rarely get their batts back up too 100% soc, agms are an awfully expensive experiment in dissapointment.


AGM batts have numerous benefits, they really do, but price & cycle life are not two of them..
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