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Old 03-15-2016, 07:24 PM   #16
MurrayM
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City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Country: Canada
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
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Originally Posted by AKDoug View Post
Someday I will let you all know when I replace my Lifeline AGM's. So far I have two years on a pair of 4D batteries and a group 31 start battery, which I run hard all summer and never charge in any way except by running the boat.

They sit for 8 months during the winter with no charger on them and have plenty of life in the spring to fire it up and go into "float" mode within an hour. I anticipate 8-10 years of service life, but we will see...
Nobody can accuse you of coddling your batteries!

If you recall, what was your last setup and how long did they last?
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