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Old 03-18-2010, 07:44 PM   #1
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New AGMs are IN!

Picked up 4 Lifeline AGM GPL-6CT and installed them in my Winn. Tour battery tray. They fit perfectly and replaced 3 - 12 volt batteries.

I got great service from Tekris Power in Farmingdale, NJ (near the shore). When I called with questions, Chris asked what inverter/charger model I had, called Dimensions for me and confirmed it would handle the 4-6volts. When I picked them up today, he looked through the Dimensions manual and changed the settings to charge the 6-volts properly and also gave me new cables to convert 2 - 6 volts to a 12 volt.

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I got a ton of dry camping across the country and in Yosemite in April so I'll see how they hold their charge.
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Picked up 4 Lifeline AGM GPL-6CT and installed them in my Winn. Tour battery tray. They fit perfectly and replaced 3 - 12 volt batteries.

I got great service from Tekris Power in Farmingdale, NJ (near the shore). When I called with questions, Chris asked what inverter/charger model I had, called Dimensions for me and confirmed it would handle the 4-6volts. When I picked them up today, he looked through the Dimensions manual and changed the settings to charge the 6-volts properly and also gave me new cables to convert 2 - 6 volts to a 12 volt.

www.tekrispower.com

I got a ton of dry camping across the country and in Yosemite in April so I'll see how they hold their charge.
in sep 2008, i installed 2 gpl 6ct lifeline 300 ah batteries on their sides in my original battery box. the lifelines are 13 1/4'' tall. they replaced 2 12v deka marine batteries in parallel, about 190 ah capacity.
i can dry camp for 1 day+ using the propane furnace, 750w inverter for tv's, lights, and 12v electric mattress warmer, etc without deep cycling the batteries. i don't want to run them below 12.1 volts. i figure that i am using about 150 ah of their 300 ah capacity. concorde manufactures lifeline batteries.
check this resource, these batteries are way too expensive not to properly take care of them.

Deep Cycle Battery FAQ
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Thanks for the FAQ. It was definitely informative.

I just let the MH sit overnight with only the parasitic devices pulling amps. My old batteries would be 50-75% overnight. The AGMs are still at 100%!
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[QUOTE=RVThere;615612]Thanks for the FAQ. It was definitely informative.

you are welcome!
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