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Loop_Dad
05-20-2012, 04:06 PM
Hello.

Can I use AGM battery made for scooters like below to run trolling motor? Anybody spy any potential problem?

Amazon.com: Powerstar 12V 33AH Group U1 Deep Cycle Sealed Battery: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Powerstar-Group-Cycle-Sealed-Battery/dp/B0006VCCMW/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1337557882&sr=1-1)

This will be my back up battery in case I run out of the main one.

Thanks!

CRABBY
05-20-2012, 04:22 PM
Hello.

Can I use AGM battery made for scooters like below to run trolling motor? Anybody spy any potential problem?

Amazon.com: Powerstar 12V 33AH Group U1 Deep Cycle Sealed Battery: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Powerstar-Group-Cycle-Sealed-Battery/dp/B0006VCCMW/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1337557882&sr=1-1)

This will be my back up battery in case I run out of the main one.

Thanks!Sure you can use but with a 33ah rating you won't go far...Don

Loop_Dad
05-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Sure you can use but with a 33ah rating you won't go far...Don

Great. Yeah, the idea is to have a 'reserve tank' to get back. Motorcycle people know...

Steve079
05-24-2012, 09:43 PM
Hmm. For that money, you could get a group 27 deep cycle battery from Wally World, and have a couple hours of reserve. Or, you might be better off with oars. :shocked:

Loop_Dad
05-24-2012, 10:19 PM
Hmm. For that money, you could get a group 27 deep cycle battery from Wally World, and have a couple hours of reserve. Or, you might be better off with oars. :shocked:

I just bought an inflatable raft. I'll be moving around the battery in and out from the car and boat every time. Therefore I am opting for AGM so I don't have to worry about spilling. But you're right AGM's are very expensive.