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Dual Purpose Battery

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Looking to purchase new battery(s) for my boat. I have a 16ft bass boat and I would like to lighten the weight in the boat as much as possible. Currently there is a 2 battery setup but I would like to go to a one battery setup. I'm looking at an agm type dual purpose battery for this purpose. Any information and advise is greatly appreciated.
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Re: Dual Purpose Battery
I have the blue top Optima battery. Deep cycle hooked to a 55 lb thrust riptide. 2+ years old and have yet to run it down. Whenever this one does give up the ghost, I'll get another Optima without batting an eye at the Price. You'll want the yellow top. DeepCycle/Start.
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Thanks vicious! The Optima battery has been getting some good reviews. Definitely one that's on my list. Thanks again. I have a 54lb trolling motor and a 40 hp outboard. Will be used to run tm, bilge, live well and gps(coming soon) so I want to make sure that I have enough power for all applications.
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Optima does have different sizes. I have the middle range battery. Can't remember what the numbers are on it. I'm in a 16 foot G3 with a 60 hp 4 stroke. Have trolled in heavy winds and I have never run out of juice. Best part is it doesn't slow down as the day goes on like a regular battery will do as it is being used.
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Thanks again for sharing your information!
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