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Old 04-07-2007, 14:57   #1
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I need to replace my house bank. I plan on doing this with golf cart batteries. I am looking for 4, 225 ha batteries. That being said, I can't seem to find someone who sells them on the east coast, namely New Jersey. every search I do turns up someone on the west coast with great prices but no one near me. Does anyone know of a more local source for me ?
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Old 04-07-2007, 15:01   #2
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Do you have Costco in your area?? They had them the last time I was there.
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I was suprised to get them at the marina where I bought my boat from in New Jersey, as cheaply as I could anywhere else. This was two years ago. If you need to know who, drop me a message.
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I am very happy with my golf cart batteries: Have 4 Deca, paid about $65.00 each here in Florida.
West sells the same batteries for about twice that.
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Look in the yellow pages for a dealer of Trojan batteries. If they don't have the golf cart batteries in stock, they can get them.

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Old 04-07-2007, 15:16   #6
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I don't know of a costco in South Jersey. I have never seen one.
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Why not try asking at a local golf course? Ask for the caddymaster, that's what they call the guy in charge of the carts at the course around here, but they might call them something else other places. Who knows, you might be able to get a good deal on some slightly used ones or at the very least ask where they get theirs, if it's not local, maybe see if they could add a few to their next order and you just pay for them. If I remember correctly, due to the high wear on golf cart batteries, they replace them fairly frequently.
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I wasn't looking for Trojan batteries. I have seen batteries for less then 1/2 of there cost.
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OK, so you don't want Trojans (a good value in my mind) pick up the yellow pages and call battery shops. Someone has or can get what you want.

Or try Yahoo yellow pages, you can search for golf cart batteries in Malaga, NJ.

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Try this tag:"golfcart" in Philadelphia, PA - YellowBot
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Thanks for the link, I will make some phone calls tomorrow. BTW, the little phone book I get where I live is all most useless. The T105 by trojans cost around $165.00. A Crown battery same ah is $85.00. Just can't find any local.
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If all else fails you could just move to the west coast. The land of milk and honey.LOL
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This past Winter I purchase 4 T-105s (Trojans) for $115 each, have they already gone up to $165? Unreal
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Freesail...you DO understand that Trojan batteries will end up cheaper in the long run than other cheaper brands and that this is why most golf courses use them...right? No problem with you wanting to save $$ initially...just wanted to make sure you understand that not all 225amp batteries are the same...just like not all flashlight batteries are the same even though they may be D cells.
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Spend the $ on the Trojans up front - "pay me now or pay me later". And, spend a few extra $ to get the T125's instead of the 105's. They also have a T145, a few more AH in the same package. Cheaper knock-offs are cheaper for a reason, you'll find out when one of them goes bad at a time and you end up with a bank of mixed batteries. Your boating experience will suffer the cost, and that is what's really expensive.

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