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Old 29-04-2020, 09:38   #16
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A pair of 116Ah batteries would look super in my newly cleaned engine compartment after all you don't really want me posting pictures of the existing Trojan batteries now do you

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We've sent them a note. If they do an actual volume stocking order, we'll discount two off the bill and tell them those two are yours.
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Old 29-04-2020, 09:42   #17
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That's very nice, thank you and fingers crossed.

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Re: Is there a Firefly battery source in Australia

Not clear on the answer that the OP got.

I am hoping to get some batteries shipped to Malaysia. Would they ship out of India or not?
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I hope you can work out a source. I like my fireflies.
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I'm semi interested in replacing T 105 house bank with Firefly carbon foam batteries. I got a quote from them in India at 340 USD each plus an estimated 700 USD shipping to Oz. Not sure if t hat was per each or for the lot of three that I specified.

There is a mickey mouse distributor allegedly in Oz (possibly NZ) but they only have a Facebook site and I don't do FB, and have grave suspicions about a firm that does biz that way exclusively.

So, has anyone purchased these batteries successfully here in Oz?

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You looking at the L16's Jim?
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You looking at the L16's Jim?
No, mostly at the group 31 sizes... but reality struck and I replaced the T105s with like. As full time live aboard cruisers, we can't wait around for developments when the old bank is failing!

I hope that a good dealership is in our future here in Oz, for I still like the idea of the batteries. With luck, by the time these FLAs reach EOL Fireflies will be on every corner store's shelves... even in Tasmania!

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No, mostly at the group 31 sizes... but reality struck and I replaced the T105s with like. As full time live aboard cruisers, we can't wait around for developments when the old bank is failing!



I hope that a good dealership is in our future here in Oz, for I still like the idea of the batteries. With luck, by the time these FLAs reach EOL Fireflies will be on every corner store's shelves... even in Tasmania!



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No, mostly at the group 31 sizes... but reality struck and I replaced the T105s with like. As full time live aboard cruisers, we can't wait around for developments when the old bank is failing!

I hope that a good dealership is in our future here in Oz, for I still like the idea of the batteries. With luck, by the time these FLAs reach EOL Fireflies will be on every corner store's shelves... even in Tasmania!

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That's not surprising now that I look at the date of your original post.
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Potentially a great thing however their website is kind of useless. Was hoping to read some info :-(
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Any further news on the Aussie Distributor?
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No. I haven't heard anything. But love to know if someone does.
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No. I haven't heard anything. But love to know if someone does.

Just heard back from Ocean Planet Energy and there is still no distributor in Oz for them.


Wonder if its worth starting a new thread to canvas interested parties - Get enough people and we could bring some in ourselves.
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Just heard back from Ocean Planet Energy and there is still no distributor in Oz for them.


Wonder if its worth starting a new thread to canvas interested parties - Get enough people and we could bring some in ourselves.
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Thanks - I am in email contact with Julia at your place.
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Thanks - I am in email contact with Julia at your place.
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