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My batteries have to be replaced. Should I get two "deep-cycle" or one "starting" with one "deep cycle"?
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I think it depends on how you figure to use your batteries. If you are going to use you starting battery to run your house lights when the deep cycle dies - get two deep cycles. If your starting is really going to be pretty much that, then get a starter as they are cheaper.

Most batteries are killed as opposed to dying naturally. Most deaths occur over the off season when we neglect to keep our batteries charged properly.
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My research ended in getting the (2) deep cycle batteries. Seemed the sensible thing to do with the 25 HP Universal. I did get seven seasons with one deep cycle and one dual-purpose.....
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