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JBoat 03-18-2008 04:37 PM

Sears DieHard Agm Marinie Batterys
 
Any one have any wisdom on these ?

They look like a solid battery with a 3 yr free replacement warrenty




http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...keyword=marine

Chris Sunkin 03-18-2008 04:43 PM

Optima's work well and cost a few bucks less. I suppose these have the advantage of fitting standard battery boxes a bit better. Sears has a solid battery line so I wouldn't worry too much. No first-hand experience with this specific battery though.

Wobble 03-18-2008 05:40 PM

I'd compare warranty for warranty. I have good luck with optima's both racing and boating, but if you leave either one discharged or overcharge them they are done; so it comes down to who has the best warranty.

JBoat 03-18-2008 06:27 PM

Will they overcharge on a shorepower plug ?Or is that regulated

kjm5125 03-18-2008 06:50 PM

I'm probably going to purchase one from Sears. I've also looked at West Marine's AGM batteries. The Sears AGM marine batteries are less expensive then West Marine's. I'm not sure who manufactures Sears batteries but West Marines are made by East Penn and their one of the best battery manufactures.

schnydo 03-18-2008 07:16 PM

Check Cabelas Agm

Wobble 03-19-2008 08:57 AM


Originally Posted by JBoat (Post 2489871)
Will they overcharge on a shorepower plug ?Or is that regulated

if your charger charges both batteries at the same time the possibility exists. For the winter months I use a separate battery tender for each battery.

Edward R. Cozzi 03-19-2008 09:06 AM

There are only two or three major battery manufacturers that make batteries for everybody. I have an Exide AGM battery in my daily driver with a three-year free replacement. I had to replace it right before the warranty ran out. (Lucky me!). Plenty of power and fits great.

jhiguy377 03-19-2008 05:22 PM

so Ed, what kind of battery powered devices were you using too often?-Jeff

Strip Poker 388 03-19-2008 05:29 PM

look for a Exide warehouse in your town,Here they use to supply to Sams,ive been getting the blue tops blems for 50.00


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