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#11001435 - 07/26/15 01:00 PM Batteries
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Registered: 10/08/07
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I need a couple new batteries. 1 big motor and a deep cycle.
Recommendations?
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#11001621 - 07/26/15 03:26 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
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Registered: 09/19/09
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I don't know enough about the high end batteries to comment on them-
I have an Interstate for cranking and a Walmart deep cycle-
No issues with either one-


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#11001652 - 07/26/15 03:51 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
mjmetro0719 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/02
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Loc: saginaw,tx
Both my batteries are wal-mart and I have not had any issues
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#11001681 - 07/26/15 04:04 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
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Registered: 02/26/05
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Loc: BELTON TEXAS
Try the gel type and you wont regret it

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#11001694 - 07/26/15 04:11 PM Re: Batteries [Re: SALLYSUE]
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Originally Posted By: SALLYSUE
Try the gel type and you wont regret it


I have heard that the gel type are a lot better, if you don't mind me asking what are the advantages of it? with my batteries I always put a trickle charge on it as soon as I get home from a trip and that helps with its longevity
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#11001917 - 07/26/15 06:29 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
Jimbo Offline
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Batteries seem to have come a long ways in a short amount of time. At least that is the way it seems to me.
AGM batteries closed cell seem to be the way to go!
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#11002001 - 07/26/15 07:20 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
7777 Offline
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I've been running sears die hard battery's in the boat and vehicles for years and have no complaints other than the price roflmao.
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#11002183 - 07/26/15 08:47 PM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
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Registered: 01/05/14
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Never had a problem with Walmart batteries. Got some Interstates that have held up very well too.

There's a big topic at the top of the Boats And Motor section that's should answer any questions you have.
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#11002826 - 07/27/15 09:50 AM Re: Batteries [Re: DavidWhatley]
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I use Academy AGM batteries.
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