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post #3 of Old 11-27-2006
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Dad, a lot of boats now use exactly that. One cheap and small starting battery for starting, and one larger battery/bank for house use. If you match the starter current draw to what a deep cycle battery can supply as a surge load (i.e. starter load) then you can certainly use deep cycle for both, but the new logic seems to be reserving that special dedicated starter battery JUST for starting, and that also makes sure it is available when you need it. And, that it is cheap and easy to replace.
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