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Old 03-03-2011, 05:04 PM   #1
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Battery Change

I am going with the dual 6V batteries from Sam's and was wondering if there was anything different with installing a disconnect switch with this setup.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:59 PM   #2
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No difference with the disconnect switch. 6V batteries will need to be in series, not parallel, but switch will be the same.
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Old 03-04-2011, 04:31 PM   #3
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What about the cable used to wire them in series...I am finding different opinions on what size cable to use as well as what stud size...5/16" or 3/8" for the Sam's Club GC2 batteries?

Each battery will be in it's own NOCO HM306BK battery box placed side by side so I'll need a longer cable to connect the two than if they were in the same box together.
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:09 PM   #4
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A friend and I are about to make that same jump to that same battery. Keep us posted how things go in your experience. Did you find a pair marked with the 2011 stamp or are they the 2010's? All I saw were 2009's and '10's at my store. Thanks.

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Old 03-05-2011, 02:45 PM   #5
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Got the batteries today...they are stamped 2/11 so I am happy.
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:51 PM   #6
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I would think that this would be the best time to replace the charger/convertor. Any reason I should choose one over the other between the Progressive Dynamics 9160, 9260, or PD4655? I currently have a WFCO unit.
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Old 03-06-2011, 09:11 PM   #7
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just purchased dual 6 volt interstate batteries. installing next weekend. Keep us posted on your progress.





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Old 03-21-2011, 08:39 PM   #8
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I am getting a new 2604 Rockwood, and hope to expand my battery system. Keep us informed.
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