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Old 09-19-2012
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Re: Which AGM batteries are best

Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
From what I have read, one of the big positives for going from wet to AGM is you do not need to change your charging systems. When I bought my boat it came with Gels and I could not be happier, when i need to replace them it will be with the same.
I don't believe this is correct. An AGM will ruin your alternator or charger without proper voltage/temp regulation for the AGM style.

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