The battery box is also to prevent things from coming into contact with the terminals... If you've ever dropped a wrench across a set of battery terminals... you'd be very aware of how impressive and dangerous that can be.
I have the GPL-6C (300AH) version of the Lifelines you are considering. Absolutely no issues, so far.
I have a custom battery box for my house batts. You might consider since these are AGMs, that you might not need a box in the traditional sense...as they are spill proof...but simply require a way to restrain from movement.
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