Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Bonofly2010, Townsend, arc6080, Mrmagoo, erpud93
103570 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84020
hopalong 75504
Pilothawk 74026
JDavis7873® 67380
John175 ® 61840
FattyMcButterpants 60638
Tritonman 57286
Derek 57029
SkeeterRonnie 52609
LoneStarSon® 52537
facebook
Forum Stats
103570 Members
61 Forums
869335 Topics
11407090 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11631752 - 05/28/16 07:37 AM Battery size advice?
STING'UM Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/16/09
Posts: 93
Loc: Waco, Texas
I have a 24 volt 80lb thrust Minn Kota. The battery size that are in it now are 27. Would it benefit the overall troll motor performance if I went with a size 29?

Top
#11631772 - 05/28/16 08:09 AM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
Bob Landry Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2235
Loc: Austin, Tx
Compare the capacity of the two sizes and you'll answer your own question.
_________________________
2015 Seaark 1872 MV CC Etec-90
Two Helix 12 CHIRP SI's, , MinnKota Riptide ST80/i-pilot Link, Bob's Hydraulic

Bitter Gun Owner
Bitter Clinger
Armed Infidel

Top
#11631779 - 05/28/16 08:18 AM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
Muzzlebrake Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1072
Loc: Euless
I have Optima Yellow D34 tops on my 24v motorguide. They never seem to run down.
I believe these are dual purpose deep cycle but they were already in the boat when I bought it.
My starting batteries are blue top D31
_________________________
Infidel and proud of it.

From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."

Then He made the earth round...and He laughed and laughed and laughed!

Top
#11631838 - 05/28/16 09:13 AM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
lenahorse Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 3749
Loc: Cash, Texas
Group 31 and never had a problem
_________________________
Fishing on Texoma
http://www.striperexpress.com
903/786/4477


www.mtpocketstackle.com

Top
#11632210 - 05/28/16 02:01 PM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
DFW-fisherman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1235
Loc: DFW
I've got two 27's on my 80lb, 24 volt TM. No problem as long as I keep the electrolyte level up, and the standby charger on!


Edited by DFW-fisherman (05/28/16 02:13 PM)

Top
#11637174 - 05/31/16 10:22 AM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
Baylor1970 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/08/15
Posts: 32
I assume you have a Maxxum 80 and the two 27s should work fine if you keep then charged.
_________________________
Rick

www.LakeForkElectronics.com

Top
#11655181 - 06/08/16 04:05 PM Re: Battery size advice? [Re: STING'UM]
jjranch Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/11/12
Posts: 121
Loc: Stephenville
27's on mine and had zero issues

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide