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Old 02-14-2015, 08:41 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Mr_D View Post
A few years ago I had to replace our Spartan chassis starting batteries after almost 10 years. Ended up getting them from Pacific Diesel and they were 1000 CCA rather than 950. Cost was about $165 + tax for each, so your price is about right.

Not to hijack this or anyting but thanks for posting that....

I often find folks in house battery threads talking about CCA (which is meaningless when it comes to house batteries)

I used to have one of those AGM Jump start packs, you know the kind which is a plastic box often with a couple 12 volt outleets and a pair of short cables on it, I could jump 3-5 cars between charges.

It too was 1,000 CCA 27 amp hours but 1,000 CCA

This actually has no bearing on this thread at all save.

Those things are dang handy,, I suggest at least 750 peak Amps, with 900-1000 recommended. (if not more) I use them for many things.

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