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Battery Question #13729237 10/13/20 01:58 AM
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When purchasing a lead acid battery for a TM do you choose by amp hours or reserve capacity? Thanks!


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Re: Battery Question [Re: Topwater2] #13729446 10/13/20 12:23 PM
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I get the largest battery I can to fit in the space I have. The largest my battery tray will fit is a group 29. Wal-mart specials group 29 deep cycle battery has a reserve capacity of 105 minutes.

So get the largest battery you can afford or fit in the space you got.

Oh and make sure it's deep cycle.

There are a lot of factors that go into how long a 12V deep cycle battery will last when operating a TM on the water before it's charge is drained.

Here is a website for more info. deepcyclebatterystore.com

Re: Battery Question [Re: Topwater2] #13729576 10/13/20 02:13 PM
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I would look into getting a X2 and never look back. Almost impossible to drain these.

Re: Battery Question [Re: Ranger1] #13729589 10/13/20 02:17 PM
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What is an X2 and what is the cost?

Nevermind, googled it. My pockets aren't that deep, plus the money tree is dying of Covid. I'll stick to the Wal-mart specials, thank you very much.


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Re: Battery Question [Re: Topwater2] #13729615 10/13/20 02:34 PM
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For the money, the Duracell 31 AGM from sam's club is the best out there. $179

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Originally Posted by Jarrett Latta
For the money, the Duracell 31 AGM from sam's club is the best out there. $179


This^^

Re: Battery Question [Re: Topwater2] #13729738 10/13/20 04:21 PM
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I ran the Duracell 31 agm's for a few years and they are very good. No doubt but you do get what ya pay for with them.
I have no affiliation with the X2 folks but they are on a whole different level then the Duracell's.

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