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Old 07-01-2019, 02:25 PM
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Default Best batteries for the $

I have a 36v xi5. Looking to purchase 3 new batteries. What’s the best for the bang?!? Thanks
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Old 07-01-2019, 05:36 PM
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Sams Club Duracell
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Old 07-02-2019, 04:42 AM
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I use Trojan SC 225 lots of power in those and i have been happy with them.
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Old 07-02-2019, 05:13 AM
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Sam's Club Duracell AGM group 31 (model 31DTMAGM) manufactured by East Penn/Deka.
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Old 07-02-2019, 05:40 AM
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Sam's Club Duracell AGM group 31 (model 31DTMAGM) manufactured by East Penn/Deka.
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Old 07-02-2019, 03:49 PM
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https://www.walmart.com/ip/Everstart...29dc/131118029


2yr warranty and $99 each. I have had these on several of my boats and never had any issues with them. I would say they are as good or better than the interstate batteries that came on my zv18.
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Home Depot Exode Nautilus series 31 marine battery - $109.00 + tax. 3 years & counting
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Optimas....goin on 13 for 3 of them. 12yrs for the other 2
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:57 AM
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The most important things in buying deep cycle batteries is to get the largest (At least up to group 31) sized batteries with the most RC (reserve capacity) that you can afford and fit in your compartments. For starting batteries, ensure that cold cranking amps meet or exceed the motor manufacturer's recommendations.

Equally important is to properly maintain them by:
1. In flooded lead acid batteries, maintain proper water level by checking, and filling if necessary at least a couple of times a year. Disregard for AGM
2. Use a good charger and charge as soon as possible after discharging.
3. Never discharge below 50 %.
4. Keep connections clean.

Follow these steps and you will get long life from your batteries and longer time on the water whichever brand that you buy.

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