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Old 06-03-2015, 07:15 PM   #1
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What Replacement batteries for2012 Berkshire

What batteries should I get for my 2012 Berkshire 390rb-40?
It has 4 US Battery US2200 XC 232 amp hrs @ 20 hr rating. Should I get the same ones or is there something better?
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:29 PM   #2
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I'm not much of a fan of the US2200 XC. Some of the claims US Batt have been making don't really seem to hold water.

How much space do you have? Do you do much dry camping or are you just looking to get from point A to B? Solar enabled? Residential reefer?
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:25 PM   #3
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We've only boondocked 2 nights but we want to do more. no solar panels. The batteries are on a slide out tray that measures 20"w 14" d and could have 9 1/2" h. The times we boondocked over night we had 75% left in the batteries. so what recommendations do you have as far as batteries?
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We've only boondocked 2 nights but we want to do more. no solar panels. The batteries are on a slide out tray that measures 20"w 14" d and could have 9 1/2" h. The times we boondocked over night we had 75% left in the batteries. so what recommendations do you have as far as batteries?
It should be current batteries are 4 each 10 1/4 L x 7 1/8 W x 11 1/4 H .
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Old 06-04-2015, 08:03 AM   #5
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Old 06-04-2015, 09:29 AM   #6
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We have 2913 berk and we use 4 interstate L16 batteries with 800 w of solar panels. There are a lot of factors you have to take in account. Do you want to boondock i.e. how long, are you going to install solar panels and the list goes on and on.
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We've only boondocked 2 nights but we want to do more. no solar panels. The batteries are on a slide out tray that measures 20"w 14" d and could have 9 1/2" h. The times we boondocked over night we had 75% left in the batteries. so what recommendations do you have as far as batteries?
Why are you changing your batteries? It sounds like they are still good, don't replace them until these are worn out. Perhaps you should be looking at how you recharge them after use, Gen, solar etc.
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They are bulging and I get a low battery warning. This is a Berkshire Class A DP. It hasn't been used in a year and is always plugged into power and we want to boondock soon. I just don't trust the batteries.
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They are bulging and I get a low battery warning. This is a Berkshire Class A DP. It hasn't been used in a year and is always plugged into power and we want to boondock soon. I just don't trust the batteries.
Got it, time for new batteries. Make sure you get true deep cell batteries not marine deep cycle which are dual purpose. I like the interstate 6 volt golf cart batteries myself.
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Shop around You can get some good buys on batteries I got mine from Sola Bill's at Quartzsite the interstate L16 cost $272 each.
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