Originally Posted by BogMonster
I just used normal car batteries in my old boat because that's all you can buy around here
I had to perform an emergency replacement on tthe super deep cycle highcapacity etc etc battery midway through an event back when the Yam was still buring premix. Couldn't find a direct replacement that afternoon, so bought the smallest, cheapest battery I could find at the local tyre & battrery place on the assumption it was a "get out of jail" purchase, and I'd replace it later. Cost me £35, no name on it.
Here we are 4 years later, 2 of which it sat doing nothing as I rebuilt the Merc, and it's still going strong......
Granted my engine is "standalone" once running, and if need be I can pull a bit of string to bring it to life, but I'm with BM on this one! :Thumbs: