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Old 06-27-2011, 06:02 PM   #1
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Greetings. Our 1999 Bambi has one battery. Is there any reason I couldn't put another battery in parallel with the existing one? Thanks! Ric
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Lots of people add a 2nd 12V battery in parallel, or go to a pair of 6V batteries in series. There are philosophical disagreements on which is best, because in theory the 6V batteries themselves have some advantages, but if one of them has a problem you're sunk, whereas you could temporarily take the bad 12V out of the circuit and run with reduced capacity.

The challenge is where to put the 2nd battery on a small trailer.
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