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Lithium Batteries #13786252 11/27/20 01:09 AM
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Wondered who has been using them with long term good luck? So far, both buddies that have used them have had them fail.

Anyone been using the same set for over a year with multiple uses per week with good luck?


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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786260 11/27/20 01:14 AM
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been running Lithium Pros for 6 years with out a problem.

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786263 11/27/20 01:18 AM
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Full set of Ionics, 460 hours on them no issues.


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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786269 11/27/20 01:23 AM
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Amped Outdoors, been unbelievable

Never go back to reg batteries

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786341 11/27/20 03:20 AM
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That Warren guy on Tawakoni uses them in his Basscat

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786342 11/27/20 03:20 AM
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I have 4 ionics since June/ July fished at least once a week since then except the last 3 weeks no problems so far.

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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786352 11/27/20 03:53 AM
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I’ve been using 3 50ah Ionics for about four months, couple times a week. I can fish 8 hours and maybe be at 80% even if it’s pretty breezy out. The Bluetooth app is really nice, gives you all the pertinent information about each battery.


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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: C130] #13786372 11/27/20 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by C130
I’ve been using 3 50ah Ionics for about four months, couple times a week. I can fish 8 hours and maybe be at 80% even if it’s pretty breezy out. The Bluetooth app is really nice, gives you all the pertinent information about each battery.



I am looking at doing the same to mine and hopefully Santa will bring them! peep


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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786417 11/27/20 12:26 PM
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3yrs using Lithium Pro... no issues so far.

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786533 11/27/20 03:12 PM
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RELION LITHIUM, been running about two years, no problems at all. I fish 4-6 times a week, trolling batteries will last about 5 days normal conditions. I have run them out twice, hooked them up separately to 50 amp charger to wake them up. Holding on windy points, lots of use in windy conditions, etc., about 3 days. The trollers are 100's.


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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786663 11/27/20 06:08 PM
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Fire is what scares me about them. I pulled over to help a guy on a motorcycle that had a lithium battery on fire. I dumped a 30 lb fire extinguisher on it and never did get it put out.

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786674 11/27/20 06:30 PM
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I ran the Lithium Battery Power (LBP) 36 V battery for trolling and the Power Pole Charge this year with no problems. This reduced my overall battery weight by over 200 pounds and increased my speed almost 5 mph. I am a tournament fisherman and never had any issues with power. The Charge keeps all my batteries charged throughout the day and only need 10 minutes of full charge at the end of the day to charge both batteries (crank and trolling).
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Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13786883 11/27/20 11:31 PM
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I've run ReLion for over a year now and love them. I've never had any issues and I have power for days.

I run the RB100-HP for cranking, power, and electronics and two RB-100's for trolling (24v system/Lowrance Ghost). Now I bought the two RB-100 (Group 31) batteries before I had the option with the Ghost to run 36v so I'm considering adding 1 more in the future.

Some companies have a 36v/50 or 60 amp hour single battery option and that should give you plenty of capacity to run all day. I've run for 2 or 3 days without charging before on my 24v 100 amp hour batteries with no problems.

There are plenty of manufactures out now and that offer plenty of configurations so find what works best for you but I've been very happy with the ReLion's and there sales, customer service, and technical service have been great.

Re: Lithium Batteries [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn] #13787140 11/28/20 05:44 AM
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I have about 6months into 4 100ah dakota lithiums in a golf cart. Happy so far but the customer service response time is lacking. Time for new batteries in the boat in a year or so and might explore other options when it come to the boat. 11 year warranty is hard to pass up in that consideration though.


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