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The Key to Choosing the Right Marine Battery for Your Bass Boat

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Today with all the electronic equipment available to bass boat owners, having the right battery is critical to long hours of successful operation on the water. When considering a battery, usually bigger is better. Batteries come in series, usually from a 24 up to a 31. The main thing you want to look at is the batteries cca or cold cranking amps, it is here where you get the power to run all your accessories at top performance. This chart shows the difference in cca of batteries by size.

SEALED AGM DEEP CYCLE/STARTING

BCI
Group

Part
Number

CCA

MCA1

RC

Hours at
Ampere Load2

Dimensions
(inches)

Warranty

5 amps

15 amps

L

W

H

Free Months

27

SC27DM

800

1000

140

12.9

4.0

12 316

6 1316

8 34

24

34

SC34DM

750

870

120

10.7

3.4

10

6 78

7 1316

24

34

SC34M

800

1000

100

9.4

2.8

10

6 78

7 1316

24

31DP

SC31DM

900

1125

155

14.6

4.4

12 1316

6 12

9 38

24

*Other considerations may be the dimensions of the battery and the weight needed four your size bass boat.

With proper maintence and cleaning and the right cca for your needs you should enjoy years of top performance from your marine batteries.

Here is what interstate batteries expert Chris Gilmore had to say about Marine batteries. 

Click here to watch this exclusive video interview.

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