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Gel cell vs wet cell

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Is a gel cell battery worth the extra money?

I want to add a second battery to the back of my boat so I can move the bilge pump, live well pump, locater, and lights to a separate battery so I don't have to worry about enough juice to start the motor.

From what I've heard, a gel cell is lighter and would last a lot longer, just wondering if that's worth the extra money. Or are there more advantages that I don't know about?

Thanks

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If size is a determining factor for your application, the gell will be smaller and durable.

But as a back-up a 27 class duel purpose or deep cycle battery would be far more cost effective and still offer all the performance you should need....and cheaper...by a lot.

$200 vrs.....$89...big differance there for a cheap Sweede like me. smile

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Thanks Ed, us French are cheap too. grin Can't really see paying that much for what I'm going to be using it for. Think I'll stick with the wet cell.

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