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Old 01-08-2013, 11:54 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by rotorhead511 View Post
This is my theory on a 24v 24ah system.
So, hooking two batteries in series gives me 12v,12ah. With four batteries I have two "packs" of 12v,12ah. If I hook these two packs up in parallel I get one 24v, 24ah system.

My conclusion is more than double the run time for a $13 battery, SWEET!

Anyone see any flaws in my logic?
Yes, you have a flaw: - If you hook the two 12v 12ah battery "packs" up in parallel - you will only double the current, not the voltage. you will have a 12v 24aH setup. Sorry.
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