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Duracell Batteries #13762564 11/09/20 03:32 AM
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Needing new boat batteries and thinking about Duracell from Batteries Plus. Opinions please! Thanks!


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Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: Topwater2] #13762574 11/09/20 03:45 AM
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I just purchased two Duracell 12 volt deep cycle marine batteries from Batteries Plus. I needed two to rig up a 24 volt system to power my trolling motor. So far so good. I've run the the motor 6-8 hours and the batteries are still running strong without a recharge.

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Great batteries...have them for my cranking and trolling motor batteries.

You can get the same battery for less money and less warranty at Sam's Club.

The batteries + one has like 1-2 more years than the Sam's 18 month warranty.

Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: avid_basser] #13762696 11/09/20 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Great batteries...have them for my cranking and trolling motor batteries.

You can get the same battery for less money and less warranty at Sam's Club.

The batteries + one has like 1-2 more years than the Sam's 18 month warranty.


Sams 18 months, Batteries + is a 30 mo. and cost $70 more.

Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: Topwater2] #13762906 11/09/20 02:49 PM
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Duracell 31 series at Sam's is $179.00 personally think it's the best deal going.
used them for over 4 years on cranking and T-motor without issues!!
if i remember right, someone said they were made by Deka !


I love the smell of 2 stroke in the morning !!!

Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: Topwater2] #13762961 11/09/20 03:34 PM
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I have a Group 27 Dual Purpose as my Cranker. Bought at Batteries Plus. What I liked about buying there is they threw a load test on the battery before I walked out the door. Really great service. Have 27 series TM batteries too.

Would buy there again for sure. They are made my East Penn.


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I have 3 Duracell batteries I have used for the past 4 years. The two trolling motor batteries are now showing signs of losing capacity. One thing that bothers me is that I have to refill battery water about once a month during the summer. The charge was maintained by a 3 bank charger in my boat.

Walmart has marine deep cycle Everstart 27 series for $90 each with 1 year warranty. According to the description: "Battery is maintenance free under normal operating conditions".

If anyone knows what this claim means, or has any experience with Everstart batteries, I would appreciate comments.

Thanks--

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The Duracell 31 AGM is a great trolling motor battery. It's a rebranded deka and for $179 a great buy

Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: SNAKEBIT] #13762994 11/09/20 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by SNAKEBIT
Duracell 31 series at Sam's is $179.00 personally think it's the best deal going.
used them for over 4 years on cranking and T-motor without issues!!
if i remember right, someone said they were made by Deka !

Originally Posted by SNAKEBIT
Duracell 31 series at Sam's is $179.00 personally think it's the best deal going.
used them for over 4 years on cranking and T-motor without issues!!
if i remember right, someone said they were made by Deka !

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Yes, Penn makes both. Walmart uses Penn now.

Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: Topwater2] #13763108 11/09/20 04:55 PM
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Have a friend in Amarillo that has run Walmart Everlast for years. The advantage there if one goes bad, there is a Wal Mart in almost every decent sized town to do an exchange.


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Re: Duracell Batteries [Re: Topwater2] #13763124 11/09/20 05:04 PM
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bought mine at Sam's will be three years in April. never have run down

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Originally Posted by blackhorse
bought mine at Sam's will be three years in April. never have run down


Same. Excellent battery.


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Great battery and US made. Go with AGM Group 31

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Bought three Duracell 31 AGM from Sam's four years ago. Still going very, very strong. I paid $225 per back then.

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