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Battery ?

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Can I Connect two batteries without making it a 24 volt system?

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Yes, Positive to Positive, Negative to Negative. This will double the charge life of your system!!

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SWEEEEET

If I have my bow mount to one battery and my depth finder to the other will this cause electrical noise after they have been joined

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Not all motors will give you noise. Try it and find out.

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A followup question....
Do the two batteries have to be the same amp rating?

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So what have you guys found to be the longest lasting battery on the market? Also what is the lightest weight battery out there that will last quite a while?

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As far as 2 different amp rated batteries in parralel connection....my reason for asking is related to the discharging/ recharging. I know deep cycle batteries are sensitive to charging proceedures to maximize performance and life. I just don't know if two different amp ratings in tandem will cause one battery to discharge at a different rate than it's counterpart or will they equally discharge and also equally recharge? Maybe a small consideration for the weekender but just curious what opinions and data are out there.

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