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Has anyone heard of this battery for the LT? According to the website, it's a direct replacement for the Odessy and 1/3 the price.

TEMPEST SLA BATTERY

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Re: Tempest Battery

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Re: Tempest Battery

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The only thing that turned me away was there is no CCA (Cold Cranking Amps)listing for that battery. Also it appears to be designed for UPS use, float charge forever and then provide a medium load for back up. They don't even list this one under their own MC listings. While I am sure you could use it - it just may not last as long as a "proper" battery and could leave you stranded on a cold night.

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