texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
jr08, 19Tony69, TimCook1970, Larry Hutchens Lowrance Pro S, dkal300
113911 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 97,551
hopalong 90,489
Pilothawk 80,336
John175☮ 77,777
Bigbob_FTW 67,707
JDavis7873 67,400
Derek 🐝 65,140
Mark Perry 60,897
Tritonman 59,000
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums62
Topics782,386
Posts9,929,571
Members113,911
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Trolling batteries #13347152 11/19/19 11:29 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 598
C
Coach2 Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
C
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 598
Okay guy sound off! I'm about to buy some new boat batteries. I'm thinking about going with Duracell. I have been running Interstate batteries for a long time and I don't get anything out of them longer than 2 years. I want you to be brutally honest.

Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347158 11/19/19 11:36 PM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 1,852
J
Jeff From Iowa Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
J
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 1,852
LIthium will last 3-5000 cycles. If you divide the number of times you fish per year by either of those wont lithiums be the LAST batteries you ever buy if they work like they say?


Dont try and take someones shine away..... Doing so just shows YOUR weak character.
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347170 11/19/19 11:40 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,321
P
Pumadon Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
P
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,321
Working on year 4 on seris 31 interstate’s. 36 volt system. I have been running interstates for 20 years. No more than 4 sets total.


FISHING NOW NOT WORKING ANYMORE
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347181 11/19/19 11:52 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,523
F
Fishspanker Offline
TFF Celebrity
Offline
TFF Celebrity
F
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,523
Duracell are great. High amp hours, sealed AGM. Long life. Battery life depends on the number of cycles. They are made by Deka. You will love them. Really only down side is weight, they are heavy and a little pricey when compared to a good lead acid such as Interstate


A Nation of Sheep will soon have a government of Wolves.
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347195 11/20/19 12:06 AM
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,165
C
Coolarrow Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
C
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,165
I've been running Interstate for years. No real issues, i had one fail but it was 4 years old. I just replaced all in the boat with the Duracell AGM from Sams. I heard great things so I gave them a try. Price was good.

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347226 11/20/19 12:34 AM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 265
lucky55 Offline
Angler
Offline
Angler
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 265
I just got the duracell agm from sams also, next time i will compare weight though, holy cow these are heavy. 13 pounds heavier each compared to the regular napa batteries same size.

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347243 11/20/19 12:53 AM
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 3,988
tmd11111 Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 3,988
I've been running Duracell 31 AGM's for about a year now 2-3 times a week and no issues to date.

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347270 11/20/19 01:23 AM
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 6,906
R
Rayzor Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
R
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 6,906
I may have problems with Walmart's tire department but their Everstart batteries have done me right.


Be safe,
Rayzor
[Linked Image]
2001 Triton Tx-21/225 Mercury EFI
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347345 11/20/19 02:24 AM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 9,652
J
Jarrett Latta Offline
TFF Celebrity
Offline
TFF Celebrity
J
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 9,652
Duracell 31 AGM from Sam's club is the best bang for your buck in an AGM out there. Most agms in a 31 are heavy as hell

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347362 11/20/19 02:46 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,523
F
Fishspanker Offline
TFF Celebrity
Offline
TFF Celebrity
F
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,523
I have used the Deka ones for years on SCADA sites. Same as the Duracell AGM. They are solid batteries.

[Linked Image]


A Nation of Sheep will soon have a government of Wolves.
Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347556 11/20/19 01:33 PM
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,948
Okie Poke Online Happy
TFF Guru
Online Happy
TFF Guru
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,948
Just put two batteries in the boat yesterday....series 27 Everstart Walmart Marine deep cycle. The ones that came out had a definite problem. They were series 24, one marine and the other not. They were purchased on 11/27/18. I lost the receipt but Walmart tested them and determined they had a problem so they replaced at full price. I paid the difference of $35 for bigger ones....got lucky. I like the Walmart batteries. They're cheaper and you can get 2 years or better out of them most of the time.


2018 Skeeter FX20LE w/ Yamaha 250 SHO 😎




Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347591 11/20/19 02:16 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,052
S
sprigsss Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
S
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,052
Going on 5 years with my Optima Blue Tops. Haven't let me down yet. Have fished an entire weekend without charging on Saturday night and still have plenty juice on Sunday.

I have replaced 1 battery, but then learned I had a bad bank on my battery charger.

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347605 11/20/19 02:24 PM
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 956
2
21xs Offline
Pro Angler
Offline
Pro Angler
2
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 956
Why not just go to Wal Mart and get Everstart, they are as good or better than any other battery you can buy

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: Coach2] #13347606 11/20/19 02:29 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 598
C
Coach2 Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
C
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 598
School me on AMG batteries. Do you need a special charger for them? I have a Dual Pro 3 Bank Marine Battery Charger, the one Ranger puts in their boats. Will this charger charge the Duracell AMG batteries?

Re: Trolling batteries [Re: 21xs] #13347646 11/20/19 03:02 PM
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,562
W
WALLS Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
W
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,562
Originally Posted by 21xs
Why not just go to Wal Mart and get Everstart, they are as good or better than any other battery you can buy


sick
They are cheap and easily replaced because Wally World is everywhere- that is their benefit. As good or better than any other battery you can buy?????? Simply not true.

Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3