<VV> 51R Batteries only three major sources
J. R. Read
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 20 19:48:16 EDT 2014
Without even reading the LINK, I can tell you that Johnson Controls makes
the majority of US made batteries. I can also tell you that they make them
to the specs of their customers - the people that you and I are buying them
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> This comes up every so often, I like X because Y is a terrible battery.
> Check out this link:
> There are only THREE major lead-acid battery manufacturers here in the US.
> They keep buying out their competition.
> Note, Interstate is NOT a manufacturer, just a distributor of a private
> label battery. They buy from two of the big three manufacturers, and from
> C&D Battery.
> Frank DuVal
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> Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:15:40 -0500
> To: hallgrenn at aol.com, virtualvairs at corvair.org, Corvanatics at corvair.org
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> Just paid $114 at Advance a week ago for their "Gold" which is now in the
> Rampside. No problem, I've never had an Interstate battery that I thought
> was worth a darn, but then I've not had one in over twenty years. Maybe
> they are better now?
> Later, JR
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>> FWIW. Our local Costco stores (Maryland) are selling Interstate group
>> batteries for just under $70.00 now.
>> Bob Hall
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