Are these batteries any good

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  1. Bobby22

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    Super Batt on Ebay ................struggling to get a link up.
     
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    more info please Boby.. link ?
     
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    Sorry jim can't seem to get a link.

    Glasgow coy. Thinking of getting a bit more capacity..........they are very cheap.

    Hoping for someone else to have tried and tested.
     
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    Look very similer to two 85ah I bought two years ago, still going ok(y)
     
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    It will be a relabelled starter battery...especially at that price.
     
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    Most new Stop/Start cars run on a type of dual purpose battery...........as they now run down a lot more than they used to.
    As you may know modern cars run the lights fan blower and the like off the battery when the engine stops at the lights or in traffic. So even starter batteries for cars need to be dual purpose.
     
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    To be honest , looking at the other battery's he has for sale I would think it's probably a rebadged cheapo Lucas , can't be bad if it is(y)
     
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    Agreed, it cant.
    Starter battery has many thin plates to provide a far greater surface area to produce high current
    Leisure battery has fewer thick plates as it doesnt need to provide extreme high current.
     
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    Maybe some thin plates and some thick ones ? ( :rofl::rofl: LOL !!!! )
     
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    don't seem to have anything for sale at moment unless a glitch on my computer??
     
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    I also found some batteries on Ebay, they were quite cheap and they had a very good delivery timetable but I'm noo..ooo..oot cooon...vinced thaaaaaaa........
     
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    I have the Varta/Bosch LFD silver batteries and they're fantastic, one good feature of them is that they charge very quickly too. Love them.
     
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    Thanks @dartslf2000 interesting reading. I remember reading a couple of years ago about the stop/start technology batteries in a self build forum.

    Most people think that by paying for expensive AGM, Gel and other technologies, they are getting the bestfor their motorhome.

    What they don't realise is that not all motorhome standard fit chargers and alternators are suitable for these and very quickly find that their expensive batteries or their alternators' are compromised.

    Some so called 'experts' just haven't got a clue and end up throwing good money after bad.
     
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    Very true, I have two of these on the habitation side and one as my engine battery, so I can interchange and rotate the batteries if need be, or just to maximise the life cycle, as the engine battery will always have the easy life!
     
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    Sounds good darts, one for one would be safe but watch when you interchange, if you pair up batteries in different states of wear it could create problems, and destroy your batteries.
     
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