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In Reply to: Re: A Solar Trolling Battery System for an Electric Outboard...? posted by jmygann on September 11, 2002 at 09:09:04:
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...
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