Your On-Line Port'o'Call

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Page 2 of 2 1 2
#568492 - 07/12/17 09:15 AM Re: Marine battery what's the worst and best whats your opinion [Re: wijeff]  
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 104
Boatbottom Offline
Captain
Boatbottom  Offline
Captain

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 104
Sacandaga Lake Mayfield, NY
For a long time I used Diehard combination deep cycle/ starter batteries. I usually go 3 maybe 4 years. In 2006 I purchased at Walmart an Everstart MAXX Group 29 deep cycle battery for my Searay which had 3 batteries. In 2007 I purchased another Everstart MAXX grp 29. The first one went 6 years and the 2nd one went 7 years. I had copies of the receipts.

I needed a battery for my pontoon boat (grp-24),went to Walmart and discovered they no longer sell the MAXX line of batteries. They were also cleaned out of marine batteries, so I went to Advance Auto. I think that on is an Autocraft. I wonder why Walmart stopped selling Everstart MAXX? It had a better warantee and at least in my experience the were very good batteries.


No Blunder goes unwitnessed
Blowers are Cheap Fires Are Expensive
A Word from Our Sponsors
#568549 - 07/20/17 03:43 PM Re: Marine battery what's the worst and best whats your opinion [Re: wijeff]  
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 7,229
captkevin Online content
Admiral
captkevin  Online Content
Admiral

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 7,229
Chicago, IL
At work we use O.S. Walker magnets to pickup coils (up to 2000#).
The magnets have marine deep cycle group 27 batteries in them. Magnets are used 8 hours a day 5 days a week. In the past i have used Diehards, Interstates & others. Would spend $$ trying to get the best batteries. In the end I have found that the Exides that i can get at Menards for $71 work as well & last longer. Go figure.


Last edited by captkevin; 07/20/17 03:44 PM.

2004 Rinker 232
2010 Dodge Ram Crew Cab Laramie 4x4
Page 2 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Admin 

Sponsors
New Topics
How to share a CocaCola With Freinds
by Jack T. 12/05/17 08:51 PM
Brunswick to sell off Sea Ray brand
by Capn Morgan. 12/05/17 04:00 PM
Wedding Bells for the D member of my S & D team
by Parrott_head. 12/03/17 10:10 PM
Beachcomber's New Swim Platform
by GoFirstClass. 11/26/17 07:18 PM
GFC's new towable boat?
by MarkHB. 11/23/17 12:10 PM
New Company (Organic Dog Shampoo)
by Bowline. 11/21/17 01:22 PM
2 Diaries
by Jack T. 11/14/17 07:44 PM
Had a hacker try to install ransomware
by Frantically Relaxing. 11/11/17 07:12 PM
Volvo Alarm
by Boatbottom. 11/03/17 12:25 PM
Tire dilemma for truck.
by Silverbullet. 10/31/17 12:57 PM
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 72 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Lumpkins, shabubu22, cowboysfan, Adirondackboater, Lemar14
5428 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums23
Topics37,067
Posts561,111
Members5,428
Most Online252
Aug 5th, 2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0