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post #34 of Old 10-06-2012
Stu Jackson
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Re: AGM Battery Upgrade and Charger

A daily 14 ah load is nothing, really. You don't need AGMs for that sort of load.

For those considering AGMs, please be aware that they need complete charging on a regular basis. I still see little need to spend that extra $$ for them given the issues they have.

AGM Battery Issues (from Maine Sail)
AGM Batteries - Making The Choice - SailboatOwners.com

AGM Battery Issues and the Blue Seas Dual Circuit Switch (from Maine Sail) "DARN AGM Batteries"
Darn AGM Batteries - SailboatOwners.com

Your boat, your choice.

Stu Jackson, C34, 1986, M25 engine, Rocna 10 (22#)
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