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Originally Posted by Zanshin View Post
At what temperature do you need to crank the engine - in cold weather you will need to choose a much bigger battery
For the most part, we are operating in temps above 50 F, and the vast majority of the time above 65 F. Occasionally, during early spring and late fall, we will be running in temps lower than 50 F, but we now have a cabin heater and interior ambient temps would rarely be lower than 60 F.

This Lifeline GPL1400T seems to have about 83% MCA rating as a Group 24. For really cold weather, I would have the system set-up so I could bridge over to the house bank (2 x Grp 31) if necessary.

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