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Scott K

vexilar battery

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Scott K

I went to charge my vexilar battery before I store it and, I found the switch was on some how. Well I charged it, and it doesnt hold anything. Anybody replace these, how much are they, and where do you go to get new ones? Do I need to just order one from vexilar, or try batteries plus? I do use it sometimes on soft water, so I would like one soon!

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fish2live

they cost about 20 bucks but you can find them on sale for 10 this time of year

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Scott K

Where? gander, cabelas?

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Ralph Wiggum

Gander, Cabelas, Fleet Farm...pretty much anywhere. Doesn't have to be a "Vexilar" battery either. Any brand 12v will work.

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kslipsinker

There are a couple of options here. The new Vex units came with a 9 amp battery. Previously they were supplied with a 7.2 amp battery. The 9 amp units are harder to find than the 7.2 amp battery. They will provide you with a longer run time, but usually cost more. They are the same size.

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Kyle Sandberg

I think the kind of battery you get should depend upon how much it cost. For an example, I have the older vex battery and after two days at Red Lake with no charge, I could still pick up my battery. Also take into consideration some vex's suck up more juice than others.

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JohnMickish

Buy 2 or 3 at $10 buck or so each and never have to worry about a dead battery agian. It's a very cheap way to purchase piece of mind when on the lake.

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Scott K

Mine had the 9 amp, it worked great no problems, untill the switch got left on! Thanks, I didnt know if stores stocked these or if I had to order from vexilar. Im guessing I better get there soon, before they put them away for the summer.

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ice-man/vexilar-king

I sell Vexilars for a living and I can tell you the guy's that spend the $35 for the 9amp never come back with a bad experience! My last batterie lasted 4 years. When I'm out on the ice/water that's the last thing I want to worry about. Scheels always has them out, because it works great as a batterie for the portable summer locators that draw more juice as well, wink.gif

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FL SNIPER

I would go with the Vexilar Brand battery (if they still sell them)...my buddy and I have owned the same batteries for years and have never, ever had any trouble. They stay strong for a long, long time and have lasted for years. Worth the extra money if you ask me. I've had the "cheap" ones before and that's exactly what they are. I like my fishing too much to be messing around with multiple batteries out on the lake and wondering when/if my battery is going to go ka-poot.

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Surface Tension

I have a half dozen brands of 7 amp hour batteries and have had very good luck with all of them. If your going to do anything get yourself a Digital Charging System

Over charging is the worst thing you can do and more often then not the reason your 7 and 9 amp batteries are going bad.

The Digital Charging System won't overcharge your batteries.

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