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    I need a battery bank -- 1,000/1,100/1,200 amps

    My source has just 4 on hand.... I need 12
    Any ideas ?

    Trace was the company I deal with.

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    WW - I thought you had Gel Batteries for your Solar system. They must have lasted about 10 years as I remember the discussion about Battery life some years ago! So what type are you looking for ?

    Olly

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    Yes 10 yrs w/ gel but they're getting weak

    My man is suggesting Carbon something (??) - long delivery
    Trace was the faster solution.... but they are short on inventory - after quoting him 3 days ago!!

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    Please note. Trace never made batteries. Not ever. Trace no longer exists other than as a stolen brand in the DR.

    Perhaps LH in Santiago or Megatone in POP/Moca?

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    So ... any suggestions Windy?

    That’s why I am asking....
    I guessed you’d have something

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    LH in Santiago or Megatone in Puerto Plata or Moca, as I mentioned.

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    Lead carbon is what I’m hearing are the best....

    Got an opinion?

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    I have passed that along Windy... thanks

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    In talking with my man...
    he seems to have a preference for 6V over 12V batteries.

    Olly & Windy.... can you chime in ?
    Is there a significant life span difference?
    Do you have preferences ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by william webster View Post
    Lead carbon is what I’m hearing are the best....

    Got an opinion?
    Lead carbon can be discharged to 70% versus 50% but discharges faster... most lead acid 6 volts are deep cycle jumbo and la Serena had best prices last yr when I bought 16 of them...don’t mix old and new batteries together ..

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