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Postby Silkie » Wed Jun 07, 2006 12:38 pm

Bought a new battery for Silkie from Costco. Bosch marine/leisure batteries 75Ah for £35 and 110Ah for £56 inc VAT. Seems like a decent price?
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Postby ash » Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:13 pm

Silkie wrote: Seems like a decent price?


Sounds very good. I bought a 75 Ahr leisure battery from Halfords last year - can't remember what I paid, but the current cost is £54.99 inc VAT.

I've never been to Costco, but those who have seem to swear by it.

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Postby claymore » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:10 pm

Jings thats a hell of a price

I bought a Varta 500ah deep cycle, instant video replay, microwave friendly, machine washable one for £27. :wink:
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Postby Silkie » Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:49 pm

Now you tell us. I've wasted all that money on the Bosch and it's dry clean only.
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Postby Aja » Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:17 pm

claymore wrote:
I bought a Varta 500ah deep cycle, instant video replay, microwave friendly, machine washable one for £27. :wink:


Did you really get a new battery for that price? Not bothered about the extras... I have crew for that.

If so - source???

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Postby little boy blue » Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:07 pm

would a 500Ah battery not put claymore ( and most other yachts ) right to the bottom ?
ask him how he managed to lift it without taking his hands out of his pockets :wink:

i got 110Ah battery from the caravan shop on gt western rd for £50 last month.

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Postby Aja » Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:35 pm

Wasn't concentrating. It's for a boat. I feel kinda stupid now.

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Postby Silkie » Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:38 pm

Aja wrote:
claymore wrote:
I bought a Varta 500ah deep cycle, instant video replay, microwave friendly, machine washable one for £27. :wink:


Did you really get a new battery for that price? Not bothered about the extras... I have crew for that.

If so - source???

Donald

I think the clue is in the :wink:
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Postby Aja » Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:07 pm

Sometimes I get a little carried away and excited....
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Postby claymore » Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:19 am

Call it one up for GREY Power
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Postby Aja » Tue Aug 15, 2006 10:34 am

claymore wrote:Call it one up for GREY Power


...and i thought batteries were a good source of green power
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Postby Superstrath » Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:00 am

I got a 100Ah job from the new Clyde Chandlers at Ardrossan - same people as at Largs - for £45 on special offer recently. Shall I buy up all the stock for you all?

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Postby Silkie » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:22 pm

Superstrath wrote:Shall I buy up all the stock for you all?

Yes, buy the lot. If you can retro-fit the instant video replay facility you should be able to make a tidy profit.

BTW this is definitely the last time I'll post anything on here so straightforward as a battery price.
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Re: Batteries

Postby Silkie » Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:41 pm

Silkie wrote:Bought a new battery for Silkie from Costco. Bosch marine/leisure batteries 75Ah for £35 and 110Ah for £56 inc VAT. Seems like a decent price?

It's hard to believe that this battery lasted 13 seasons but it did and I'm now in the market for a new one. Does anyone have a recommendation for a reasonable quality/price make and/or supplier? A 13 year guarantee is not a requirement nor is 500Ah.
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Re: Batteries

Postby claymore » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:45 pm

Halfords
if I come in with you, I can keep them talking whilst you find what you need and then we can plan its liberation...
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