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Old 12-21-2015, 08:00 PM   #1
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Flooded battery recommendations

I am looking for recommendations for 12 volt flooded deep cycle batteries. Thanks
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:34 PM   #2
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I buy either Interstate or Walmart. Awful easy to slip into the Walmart parking lot and exchange batteries when on the road. Both seem to work fairly well. You do have to be sure to get the deeo cycle.
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:39 PM   #3
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If you like to replace batteries often, go cheap. If you want a quality battery that's well made…….Trojan.
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:40 PM   #4
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I have had good service with two Costco 6 volt golf cart batteries in series, but your rigs may or may not accommodate them. Sam's club golf cart batteries are about the same in my opinion.
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Old 12-21-2015, 08:56 PM   #5
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I love Trojan T-105 golf cart batteries but the price in my area has gone so high (about $160 each) that the $85 Costco's seem to be a better deal overall. They may not last quite as long, but they are slightly more than half the price. My oldest Costco's are only 5 seasons old now, and are still very strong. My Trojans gave me 10 years of service in the same rig. So, ask again in 5 years!
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My Costco Interstates were garbage and didn't even last us 7 months on the road. I'd avoid them.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:52 AM   #7
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:41 AM   #8
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Bold Adventure/ Thanks for the lithium update. This trailer will be mostly used in areas with full hookups. Occasionally for a boondocking weekend. Rarely for a more extended period. The Excella has 2 series 27 enclosed battery cases. For now I think I am going with just replacing the 2 series 27 batteries with flooded batteries.
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:05 AM   #9
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Buy cheap from a national chain -- Autozone, Wally, O'Reilly. If one fails on the road, you want a replacement nearby. If you were going to boondocks a lot, well that would be a different story.

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I've switched to Rolls batteries. Looks like I'll be stuck with them for the next 20 years or so.....
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I've switched to Rolls batteries. Looks like I'll be stuck with them for the next 20 years or so.....
About how much for a pair of series 27?
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Just make sure you are getting Marine/RV deep cycle flooded group 27's.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:37 PM   #13
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You need to have a good charger. Rule of thumb, if the charger has temperature compensation (which means a probe that measure the battery temperature) you might have a good charger to keep your batteries in top condition.
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I am not looking for charger or converter recommendations. just batteries, thanks
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