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Huck Finn

marcum ovs 560 battery

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My battery seems to be toast and won't hold a charge for any length of time.The original is a 12v dc7amp hr.Cabela's does'nt carry one but has an 8ampdc12v. My question, is how critical is it or should I stay with marcums original?

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Mel,

That battery will be just fine.

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12 volts is 12 volts and amp hours is just how long you use it before it goes dead. Its rated at 1 amp per hour. So a 7 amp hour battery will last 7 hours with a 1 amp draw, a 8 amp battery will last 8 hours with a 1 amp draw. So the battery Cabelas has will last 1/8 longer then your old battery.

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Thanks for the info.I take the charger will be okay with the 8 amp battery to? Could I uae a vex battery in a pinch? Might be dumb questions but not to me.The unit was big bucks and I love it.Best on the market....Thanks again

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Yep.

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