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ddupre
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question about batteries

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Can these batteries (https://columbia.craigslist.org/boa/1703421856.html) actually work with a trolling motor. If i bought 3 can i run them as a 12 volt system? Just wondering.

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rcgreat
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You can use them for a trolling motor but three of them wired together is only about 55 amp hours which depending on trolling motor and conditions is approximately 2-3 hours. If were using your trolling motor just to move around a fishing spot then I would say they would be fine, but if you are using the trolling motor for primary propulsion then I would say go bigger. Also be careful on charging these you will need a low current (2-3amps)SLA battery charger to keep these in top shape. Twenty two dollars a piece is a pretty good deal.

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