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Old 11-13-2018, 12:31 PM   #6
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I think that AGM batteries are fine for powering a bow thruster. Two reasons:

As far as I have been able to determine, there is no difference between starting and deep cycle AGMs unlike FLA batteries.

Bow thruster use is a bit like starting and a bit like deep cycle.

Thus AGMs are perfect aside from the cost.

Look at Yandina's web site for ideas on how to charge your 24V batteries with 12V power.

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