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Old 01-30-2019, 04:24 PM   #41
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Bob I did that writeup you wanted on my PD 4655 converter... did you see it?

Im still sold on AGM's. Just find a good brand you like at the best price and be done with it (IMO).

I asked my local Battery Depot for a discount and they gave me about 11% off of my two Full Rivers when in purchased them last year. I love them (so Far).

So always ask for a discount on such a big purchase.
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Old 01-30-2019, 04:29 PM   #42
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Yes: I did!
The reason why I was asking about these batteries. is that they showed up in an advertisement in Tiffin's "Roughing It Smoothly" magazine.
I had simply never heard of this brand before...
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Old 01-30-2019, 04:50 PM   #43
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Ok, great.

You know what day....."If it good enough for Tiffin than its good enough for Bob"
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Old 01-30-2019, 05:08 PM   #44
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I haven't been getting their magazine for very long... I'm not sure of how they accept their advertisers.

Is it a case of "How's the quality and functionality of their products?"
orrrrr....
"Has their check cleared yet?"

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Old 02-20-2019, 10:37 PM   #45
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I wish I knew a definitive answer on the age old charging debate of AGM's. My two 6V's are crapping out. Used to be, they would keep the fridge up and running for over 48 hours and still crank the generator. It's at the racetrack in Atlanta for the week...I go over each day within 24 hour windows and the fridge is not on. It hasn't been sitting long enough for anything to melt down (ice) yet but batteries are very low. There was barely enough juice to start the generator. Gonna have to replace them but with what?
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Old 02-20-2019, 11:13 PM   #46
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A couple of folks in here have had good luck with there:

Fullriver Battery - Maintenance Free AGM Batteries
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Old 02-21-2019, 12:04 AM   #47
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We got "talked into" replacing our gel's (4 12v 8-D's) with the Lifelines...And they ARE HEAVY...but... So far so good..
Due to where the fully enclosed battery bay is located (between the frame rails & under the living area), Cannot use the lead/acid as they have to vent.
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Old 02-21-2019, 12:57 PM   #48
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6 months with the Trojans T105 agm and so far they were well worth it

They hold voltage better and charge faster

The Magnum was already preprogrammed and the only thing necessary was adjusting settings
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Old 02-21-2019, 04:01 PM   #49
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I believe Lifeline batteries are a product line of Concorde Batteries, whose main application seems to be in aircraft installations:

Concorde Battery - AGM Aircraft Batteries

Are they better than Trojans or any other AGM? Guess time will tell for me, I just know I like not having to clean off the residue from the venting of a regular LA unit.
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Old 02-21-2019, 04:08 PM   #50
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Yes, one of the main reasons I go for the AGM batteries too. So my two six volt Lifeline batteries in the coach will be two years old sometime this year and so far they are working without a thought.
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:02 AM   #51
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Congratulations!
But I don't understand the equalization process. Does that mean that you use them in pairs?


http://www.thorforums.com/forums/att...1&d=1548803450
Only when they become flooded??????
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Old 02-22-2019, 01:29 PM   #52
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I believe Lifeline batteries are a product line of Concorde Batteries, whose main application seems to be in aircraft installations:



Concorde Battery - AGM Aircraft Batteries



Are they better than Trojans or any other AGM? Guess time will tell for me, I just know I like not having to clean off the residue from the venting of a regular LA unit.
It took me at least 4 times as long to clean up the cables and cabinet than to install the AGM's

Never a flooded battery again, have used sealed in the toys and mowers for many years
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Old 02-28-2019, 02:04 PM   #53
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It took me at least 4 times as long to clean up the cables and cabinet than to install the AGM's

Never a flooded battery again, have used sealed in the toys and mowers for many years
Yeah I agree. You pay more for AGM but in the long run I think they are worth it.
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Old 02-28-2019, 02:10 PM   #54
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A couple of folks in here have had good luck with there:

Fullriver Battery - Maintenance Free AGM Batteries
Yeah I installed Full River AGM 6Volts last April and I love them. They hold the charge so well I dont even plug my RV in anymore. I normally will drive it about every 2 or 3 weeks so the batteries never have time to drop at all. THey are awesome.

Last winter after two weeks the house batteries would be at 40 to 50% (OEM Harris 12volts.) if I didnt plug them in.

They are heavy. 73# each!! (OEM were 46 # each) but fit still perfectly under my steps with no modes.
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