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What brand battery is the best?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Z400ACDC, Feb 13, 2007.

  1. Z400ACDC

    Z400ACDC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    I need a new one for my Grasshopper 225, with Kohlor 25hp. THANKS!!!
  2. bnorton

    bnorton LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    In my opinion the "blems" from Interstate work just as well as the high-priced ones.
  3. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    Don't over think this, just shoot over to sears and get a die hard they have the industrys best warentee
  4. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,468

    walmart 20 dollar battery works for me
  5. Brett's Cutting Edge

    Brett's Cutting Edge LawnSite Member
    from novi
    Messages: 150

    Dont buy one from Walmart. Get a good gell bettery that will last you a long time. It rarley has to be charged. I have one on my truck, Snowmobile, Quad and Jetskies they are about 2x as much but last alot longer.
  6. fearthedeere

    fearthedeere LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    I like Dekas but I assume most middle-of-the road brands are just as fine.
  7. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    They work for us and never had a problem:walking:
  8. parttimer

    parttimer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 71

    Any sealed battery will work fine .All those for Wal-Mart and Auto Zone never last more than1 maybe 2 years . :usflag:
  9. jkingrph

    jkingrph LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 812

    Don't know. I have still been using the original battery on my JD lx277 (I know, lawn tractor) purchased spring of 2000. I just hope the one on the Scag Wildcat I bought last summer is half as good!:usflag:
  10. DJL50

    DJL50 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 269

    Don't get too worked up on what brand to buy. I use to order batteries for a retailer. When the truck came to deliver, the driver would look on his delivery sheet for the brand your store stocked. Pull out big stickers and slap them on the non labeled batteries he had in his truck. He had stickers for a lot of top brands.

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