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garyemunson

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Posted: 05/06/20 04:56am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

6 volt is king.

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At Costco or Sams, two six volts cost about the same as one 12 volt "deep cycle" (which NEVER seem to be REAL deep cycles). Once you install 6 volts, unless you can afford Battle Born lithiums, you will NEVER go back to 12 volts again. If you keep them "watered" golf cart 6 volts last 7-8 years or more. Lead is what it is all about and they have more of it.

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If you keep them "watered" golf cart 6 volts last 7-8 years or more. Lead is what it is all about and they have more of it.


THe problem with where my batteries are located made it extremely difficult to continually check the water level in them, hence the reason I switched to AGMs


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There’s a comprehensive current thread in the truck camper section on this exact subject.
All the info and opinion you need to select a battery.


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LITEPHIL wrote:

I guess I should have said that I do want an AGM. Whats the best AGM for the money? Thanks
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garyemunson wrote:

6 volt is king.
Once you move to AGM there is no real advantage of the GC2 construction.


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garyemunson wrote:

6 volt is king.

Wrong, no comparison to lithium.

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if you don't upgrade the charger than you're wasting your money with AGM or GC2

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