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Old 08-12-2016, 09:54 PM   #1
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What is your favorite 6 volt battery brand?

Picking up my new (to us) 2015 Sunset Trail ST240BH on Sat 8/27. My first mod will be to replace the single 12 volt battery with two 6 volt batteries in series.

I'm trying to find the "sweet spot" between price and performance, and thought I'd ask what you all think is the best brand for the money?

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Old 08-13-2016, 06:34 AM   #2
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I'm a firm believer in -- you get what you pay for.
I have two, Trojan T105 batteries. I wish I had payed a little more and got the T145's. Not that there is anything wrong with the T105's, it's just that the T145 have more amps.
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Old 08-13-2016, 08:59 AM   #3
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I too went with 4 T-105 trojans from to replace my HUGE L16's that came on the coach....
it was a decision for me in that having the room for L16's I had three choices, the 105's, 145's, or the L16's...

I had to decide were we 'boondocker's' that needed the days of power and therefore had to double the outlay for the L16's or....

The wife would NEVER boondock, so the 4 105's have done well to power ALL our appliances including the Microwave for short stints...
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Old 08-13-2016, 09:33 PM   #4
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Costco carries 6 volt golf cart batteries by Interstate (Johnson Controls) units that might be a good value to check out.

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Old 08-13-2016, 11:41 PM   #5
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I second Costco. Best bang for the buck.
Unless you are a serious about no solar or generator
Then trojan are the best
Just my 2 cents

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