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Old 02-21-2018, 09:33 AM   #1
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6 Volt Battery Box?

I am in the process of going from 1 12 volt batt to 2 GC2 6volt batts. I have searched hi and low online for a box to fit my new batteries. My new batteries (i bought from Sams Club) each measure 10.5" wide X 14.6" long X 11.5" high. I'm starting to think I bought the wrong batteries. Any suggestions? I have searched: this site, Amazon, etrailer, and NOCO. What are y'all using? I am open to 1 or 2 boxes.

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Old 02-21-2018, 10:02 AM   #2
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I am in the process of going from 1 12 volt batt to 2 GC2 6volt batts. I have searched hi and low online for a box to fit my new batteries. My new batteries (i bought from Sams Club) each measure 10.5" wide X 14.6" long X 11.5" high. I'm starting to think I bought the wrong batteries. Any suggestions? I have searched: this site, Amazon, etrailer, and NOCO. What are y'all using? I am open to 1 or 2 boxes.

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I built my own from plywood, painted inside with chemical resistant paint Home Depot. Drilled holes with hole saws for cables and ventilation and secured to floor with screws. PS the floor of the box at the front is longer than the sides to enable placing screws in front on the outside and also to move box around with batteries inside.
Also drilled hole in bottom for air to get in and placed batteries on 1/2 inch strips so as not to block the hole with the batteries. My are placed in my front storage compartment so the bottom hole goes directly to the outside. The upper vent hole hose is sump pump drain hose which I tied into the existing battery vent hose. It works for me!
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Old 02-21-2018, 10:21 AM   #3
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I got this at Batteries+Bulbs. Not cheap, but we'll made.

Two things:

-the lid is very secure
-the notches for the wires to pass through actually work.
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Old 02-21-2018, 11:47 AM   #4
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This battery box is the one I have. Very rugged, excellent quality.
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Old 02-21-2018, 12:34 PM   #5
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Wal-Mart sells 6v boxes.
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Old 02-21-2018, 12:52 PM   #6
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We have two of these for our 6V Batteries.

https://www.amazon.com/Powerhouse-Ba.../dp/B004RCV1TG
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Old 02-21-2018, 01:11 PM   #7
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dual 6 volt battery box

I use this one, it fits the battery frame between the trailer and the propane tanks

https://allbatterysalesandservice.co...atteries-gce-g
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Those measurements are NOT for a single GC2 which should be 10.25x7.125 x 10.875" (LWH) or close to that... Could you have given us measurements for the pair instead of one?
Dual Box https://www.batterymart.com/p-hm426-...saAr-bEALw_wcB
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I bought four 6v boxes from Walmart. Each one fits one battery. I also toyed around with using some Rubbermaid bins since mine are located in the front bay vs outdoors. Found some that were pretty close but went with the individual route. Good luck.
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Old 02-21-2018, 02:22 PM   #10
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I also use this: https://allbatterysalesandservice.co...atteries-gce-g

It fit in the original battery frame on our 21FBRS.
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