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post #12 of Old 11-19-2012
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Re: Battery Sizing - am I crazy?

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Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
I dont think you need 2 batteries.
You definitely want a deep cycle. Deep cycles can start all day long with no harm. Starting batteries however have limited capacity and very bad lifetime if they are ever deep cycled.

Even a small Group 24 deep cycle can start that 1 cylinder engine with ease and will then have far more capacity for running the radio/lights after that.
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