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james_walleye

buying trolling motor batteries........

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Hey guys im going to buy a couple new batteries for the trolling motor this weekend. Any recommendations on batteries and where i might find them?

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I bought mine from interstate last year and it works great. They claim its as good as the Ultima for half the price

Mark

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I went to a Interstate battery store in coon Rapids. there probably the same battery. I paid around $100 for mine.

Mark

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Check for Interstate dealers in your area. Many auto repair shops are battery dealers and if they don't have them on hand they can usually get them in short order.

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I would recommend the batteries sold at the big wal.

You can get a 29 series battery that have worked great for me for years for about $80

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I wouldn't use a Wally battery if someone gave it to me. Maybe you got lucky and got a good one, but I think they're turnover/exchange rate is pretty high.

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Interstates all the way for me, I spent a year with WM batteries some made it a month others only 1 trip. I got tired of having dead batteries and the hassle of taking them back to be replaced. 6 in 5 months from Wal Mart, never again..

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Interstate for me as well. Just replaced two 6 year old batteries for opener, $100/ea. Starting battery is still going strong after 6 years.

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my walmart batterys went bad this year. there from 03 so they dont owe me a thing. going to get two more today

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Thanks guys, im going to GM in the morning to pick up some interstates. You guys run the 24's or 27's?

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29's! Trojans, if you can find them.

A lot of guys run 31's.

Someone mentioned Ultima. I don't know why anyone would ever get an Ultima. Their reserve is about half of what a flooded acid or gel cell 27 is...

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Interstate 29's. Make sure they'll fit in your space / battery trays. I have to do some modifications, but mine fit now, and I've never run dry, even when running hard and constant in the wind. (24V) Good luck.

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Northern tool has Interstate batteries. I got the 24 dc for 79 and the 27 dc for 86.

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