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BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your BMC coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.....List your BMC Parts here too.

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Old 06-27-2019
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Have only wallycamped a few nights with the samsung and never had a issue with power in the am. That's some tv time with some lights on and a fan running.
It's so ******* hot in the south and when under way the genny is usually running.
My battery choice works for how we travel. Hopefully another member with more boondock experience will chime in.
Have a big Samsung at the house and did have some iceing problems. Debra took off the deli drawer flip open lid and those problems went away.
No iceing with the one in the coach. She loves that fridge !
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Old 06-28-2019
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Has anyone used the us battery 1800? I can get them for 126 each.
I can also get the deka gc15 for 165 each.
The t105 are 136 each.

Those are my local prices. One thing I am concerned about is if the 6 Trojans will all fit on the bottom shelf, it would be real close. The other two brands are just a hair smaller and stand a better chance of fitting all 6 on the lower shelf.

Also for chassis bats any problems with the deka 9a31 agm?

What do you guys say?
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Has anyone used the us battery 1800? I can get them for 126 each.
I can also get the deka gc15 for 165 each.
The t105 are 136 each.

Those are my local prices. One thing I am concerned about is if the 6 Trojans will all fit on the bottom shelf, it would be real close. The other two brands are just a hair smaller and stand a better chance of fitting all 6 on the lower shelf.

Also for chassis bats any problems with the deka 9a31 agm?

What do you guys say?

What I got last March was a 600 AmpHour bank of 4 Lifeline GPL-30HT.
The four fit on the lower shelf no problem. (They are tall.)


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The Lifelines would be awesome, but with two new atwoods on the way I have to control some costs, or maybe buy a lottery ticket. I was skeptical before we bought ours about being ready to spend 10k the first year on maintenance. At the rate we are going we should make that, we also have lots of new shiny parts to show for it though!
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LeRoy,
Here is what I found 40+ miles away from Lawson MO;

T 105 Trojans

If you are worried about six/fit, they will fit in your coach as it is the same year as mine, all six...

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Has anyone used the us battery 1800? I can get them for 126 each.
I can also get the deka gc15 for 165 each.
The t105 are 136 each.

Those are my local prices. One thing I am concerned about is if the 6 Trojans will all fit on the bottom shelf, it would be real close. The other two brands are just a hair smaller and stand a better chance of fitting all 6 on the lower shelf.

Also for chassis bats any problems with the deka 9a31 agm?

What do you guys say?
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Larry I don’t know how you found them, but thanks for the tip. I would like use the Trojans since others have first hand experience with them. I was looking today and I think that the rear wall off the battery compartment unbolts so if worse comes to worse I can bump it out some to fit them all on the bottom shelf. Thanks again!
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LeRoy,
Google is your friend...

All you have to do is put them end to end for and aft such as this;

I tried to draw the orientation but changed the figure when i posted so

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Crude drawing, but hope you get the idea... As you open the bay door that's what you would see... Two deep...
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I got the drawing in the sms and that was my plan. I’ll try to pick them up tomorrow.
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All new batteries installed. I put in two deka 9a31 agm for the chassis and 6 trojan t105 for the coach.

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