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whosgregm
04-08-2021, 12:41 PM
Hi, fellow RVers,
I'm seeking the best deep cycle rv batteries. Which one do you recommend and which pattern (series or parallel) please? Thank you

chuckster57
04-08-2021, 01:13 PM
Dealership I worked at before used Interstate. If your using a pair of 12V wire parallel. A pair of 6V get wired in series.

Itís all about AMP HOURS if you plan on boondocking, if you only camp with hookups, then a single gp 24 would be enough.

Javi
04-08-2021, 01:18 PM
Hi, fellow RVers,
I'm seeking the best deep cycle rv batteries. Which one do you recommend and which pattern (series or parallel) please? Thank you

Mostly what you need depends on the type of camping you do...
I never intentionally boondock although I have an inverter and residential fridge all I need is two series 27 deep cycle 12 volt batteries.

Someone who boondocks slot might have four 6 volt golf cart batteries

whosgregm
04-08-2021, 03:07 PM
What brand do you use?

whosgregm
04-08-2021, 03:09 PM
I don’t use hook ups often, mostly dry camping or boon docking. Which battery will be best?

KimNTerry
04-08-2021, 03:51 PM
LiFePo4 if you want to spend the money (My next set of batteries will be that)
More power for less weight and longer life. Can be discharged to 10% SOC

If you want to save some cash up front
Duracell 6 volt GC2 x 2 provides 215 Amp Hrs wired in series.
x4 wired series parallel provides 430 Amp Hrs.
These batteries are 89.98 at Sam's

I have 4 in my rig, the down sides weight and a long recharge time for 100% SOC

Ajbryant80
04-08-2021, 04:20 PM
Personally I picked up a bigger battery box and set up 2 optima deep cycle batteries. Mounted the diamond plate box on the tongue U-bolts holding inplace with both batteries inside mounted in place used some foam sheets for padding under and on all side of the batteries. The slide lid is secured with a "warlock" Lock and installed a battery kill switch on the side of the box with rubber seals and siliconed around the base of the switch to keep water out. Might be over kill but good luck getting in the box. I figured with optima batteries they are not going to die as quick from vibrations as other might.

Canonman
04-08-2021, 04:38 PM
Hi, fellow RVers,
I'm seeking the best deep cycle rv batteries. Which one do you recommend and which pattern (series or parallel) please? Thank you

My opinion, is 2 6vdc golf cart batteries. 200+ amp hours of storage coupled with a good solar kit to keep them charged up. We've never had to worry about enough power to camp for days/weeks at a time. Best bang for the buck (again my opinion) is Costco or Sam's. $90 per battery and they have a good track record for lasting several years if taken care of. We keep it simple and use a portable solar kit. You can spend a lot more but I'm not sure the investment is worthwhile.

rhagfo
04-08-2021, 07:53 PM
Well we had a 6 year old Interstate SRM27 did a fine job of running our furnace for about 11 hours in mid 30 degree temperatures outside.