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Old 12-01-2015, 01:41 PM   #11
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I haven't checked the voltage yet, but they won't hold a charge. Drove from NJ to NC and parked it for a week with the battery shutoff switch turned off. End of the week, batteries were dead. I haven't checked for parasitic draw, but with the main switch off, there shouldn't be much there.

Just ordered a pair of Interstate PRO-27M's...at least I'll know what I've got....
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Old 12-01-2015, 02:15 PM   #12
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These are NO maintenance WET CELL dual-purpose batteries. Under the flat cover..if you pried it away you would see 6 valve mechanisms designed to releive pressure if overcharged or shorted...these are NOT fill holes.
Expected useful life of such batteries if not damaged by bad charging or discharging is perhaps 3 years.
If they are having a problem holding a charge once fully charged...it may be time for replacement. When you do this...consider getting TRUE deep cycle wet batteries in either 12V or 6V configuration.
My own preference is 12V for a pair...6V if you're going to have 4 and are into dry camping.

EDIT: Just saw your last post... you'll be fine with those...a big improvement over what you had. Suggest you get a clamp meter and check out your parasitic loads when you get them since you don't want to kill them if there is a load issue. Suggest storing with negative wire detached until you have a chance to do this.
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Old 12-02-2015, 08:44 AM   #13
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Ours look just like that,,, but with out the handles !!!
2013 Sunseeker...
Maintenance Free,,, I hope !!! LOL !!!
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