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Unread 05-26-2015, 09:35 PM   #1
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Default Anyone use Magna 8 volt T-875's?

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I need new batteries for for CC DS cart. I am in Canada. Called a local shop and I can get Magnacharge 8 volt T-875 for $173 each compared to Trojan's which are $215 each. Has anyone used the Magna's? I use my cart at the campground. Thanks
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Unread 05-26-2015, 10:00 PM   #2
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Doesn't seem to be a brand we see down here in the "States". Do you know who really makes the battery? Could be a private label made by a major battery company.
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It's a Canadian Company. I do believe they make their own!!! Their statement

Magnacharge Battery Corporation (MBC) has been a Canadian leader in Battery wholesale since 1964. We are experts in every aspect of the business from our years as a leading battery manufacturer and our present operation as a leading battery distributor, battery Service provider and recycler of lead acid batteries. Customers working with Magnacharge Battery have a superior advantage, as they have access to our nationwide network which stretches from the west coast to the east coast in Canada and our distribution partners across the Americas. We offer a diverse and premium product range, superior service and an environmentally sound program to support green initiatives in the products we offer, the services we provide and our day to day operations.



We place a strong emphasis on our full battery recycling program and focus on green sustainability for our business and for those that we work with.


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Our full line of product allows us to power every purpose and support any application.


Our well distinguished and established brand name product lines such as Trojan Battery , Fullriver Battery and Odyssey Battery are the leading deep cycle battery manufacturers in the industry and allow us to power any application from power wheelchairs to large floor cleaning Equipment/ Golf Carts / Aerial lifts, and Renewable Energy in flooded, Gel and AGM battery technologies.

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Yes...all that's good and well...but who makes them? Excide, Johnson Controls, or?
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Unread 05-27-2015, 07:26 AM   #5
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Default Re: Anyone use Magna 8 volt T-875's?

They may even be a black box Trojan battery.. The biggest question is amp hours. How do they compare?
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They may even be a black box Trojan battery.. The biggest question is amp hours. How do they compare?
Spec are Reserve Minutes: 300@25 amps, Amperage Rating: 156@20 Hour rate. 1 year warranty.
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Default Re: Anyone use Magna 8 volt T-875's?

156@20hr is distinctly below Trojans rated@170. I live in Canada - but a few thousand miles West of you! After some research, I still bought Trojans - but paid less than $200. Find out where a few of your local golf courses buy/lease/service their carts and try calling there for a better price on Trojans.

Of course its your call - any decently manufactured battery (if cared for meticulously) will work - but the service life may be shorter.
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What he said.. 156 is low..
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Just bought new Trojans. Do I need to break them in. What is the procedure for new batteries?
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Unread 07-09-2015, 11:09 PM   #10
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Just bought new Trojans. Do I need to break them in. What is the procedure for new batteries?
Read Sticky at top of page regarding everything batteries, it has a file with the proper break in procedure
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