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Old 15-03-2016, 10:22   #1
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Experience with Duracell AGM batteries

Best price for replacing my Deka AGM 8A31DT's is $35 higher than Sam's club Duracells. Is there really a quality justification?
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Re: Experience with Duracell AGM batteries

AFIK, the Sam's Duracell AGM's are Deka. Check the model number on them - if it's 8A31DT (older model) or 8A31DTM, they're Deka's.
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Re: Experience with Duracell AGM batteries

Great news. Sam's is certainly cheaper than a battery store. My sore wallet thanks you.
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Re: Experience with Duracell AGM batteries

Sam's is the way to go for AGM batteries.
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Re: Experience with Duracell AGM batteries

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Best price for replacing my Deka AGM 8A31DT's is $35 higher than Sam's club Duracells. Is there really a quality justification?
The Duracell's are the same exact battery as the Deka or the West Marine or a myriad of other vendors who slap a sticker on the 8A31DT..

I would suggest reading the following before spending money on those particular batteries for deep cycling use.

Fighting Sulfation in AGM Batteries May 2015

AGM Battery test Update August 2015



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