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rbruce posted 09-23-2005 10:53 PM ET (US)   Profile for rbruce   Send Email to rbruce  
I would like to instal a car battery in my Sport 11 under the middle seat to operate the lights on my boat and to install a fish finder.

How upset will be the ride in my boat with this battery? How long can I expect the battery to last using the fish finder and/or lights?

Chuck Tribolet posted 09-23-2005 11:21 PM ET (US)     Profile for Chuck Tribolet  Send Email to Chuck Tribolet     
The fishfinder will consome very little power (< one amp).
The lights will be a couple of amps. Typical car battery
is 60 amp-hours and will run it all night now sweat.

So even a motorcycle battery would probably do.


Chuck

jimh posted 09-24-2005 11:07 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Does your motor have a battery charging output?

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