Welcome! Need support, you got it. Or share you ideas and experiences.
In Reply to: Re: A Solar Trolling Battery System for an Electric Outboard...? posted by vaughn on March 27, 2002 at 19:21:26:
Any suggestions for a battery for a trolling motor(endura 30) on a 14' inflatable
With a 14' inflatable you have some carrying capacity. The Calcium Gell Cell type battery is a good bet as their at rest voltage is high-13.4 volts or so compared to a lead acid types at rest voltage of 12.4. Another type is the combination lead calcium AGM absorbed glass mat type as on the site: powerstride.com They have some mighty small sized units that could be paralleled for longer run time and they have 3 stage type chargers too. One would have to build some quick release cables to make the portability factor for off boat charging easier...
This post is made possible by the generous support of people like you and our sponsors: