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Battery for downrigger

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Hi

I have to buy a battery just for my downrigger. I have 2 Cannon mag 10. I dont know which one to choose. Deep cycle? How many amps do i need for 8-10hrs fishing trip?

Someone can tell me what can be good?

Thanks

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Yule deep cycle is what I bought and my two mag 10a riggers are on it. Fished for three days without recharge no issues.

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Yule deep cycle is what I bought and my two mag 10a riggers are on it. Fished for three days without recharge no issues.

Do i have to buy a specific amps?

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nope. Just get a good Deepcycle. no problem

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my motor is a pull start and not hooked up to a charging system I have a deep cycle that I hook the electric up to but I rarly use that any more can I run electrics off of that for a full day?  would love to upgrade to some used electrics the manuals are rough on my sholder (chronic issues)

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I don't want to hijack this thread but this is close to what I hope to do.

I plan on adding a deep cycle battery to work in parallel with my cranking battery and have my new cannon dt 10 run off the deep cycle with my accessories. In addition I would note that my cranking motor charges up the cranking motor from one side and when trolling the kicker charges the deep cycle from the other side when trolling. I am using a fuse block.

Is there anything wrong with my plan to run these batteries in parallel to one another? Any and all thoughts would be most appreciated!

Thanks in advance

jim

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Hey there

laker1

i have a switch between my cranking and deep cycle batterie

when im booting my main i charge both batteries then i close the swich to off

when im trolling my kicker only charges my deep cycle

 

that way when im ready to leave im sure my all my acc including downrigger didnt take the juice out of my main batterie

the thing connected to my main batteries are pump and intrument on dash

 

i use a bussbar on deepcycle batterie

 

thefrenchman

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