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AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA

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Autocraft Deep Cycle Marine batteries are designed to power all of your accessories on your boat or RV. They are developed to withstand the high electrical demands of trolling motors, fish finders, GPS systems, and radios. Whether you are a bass fisherman or a family on a cross-country RV trip, Autocraft Deep Cycle Marine batteries will fit your needs. PLUS, let us recycle your old battery for FREE and take advantage of our FREE battery testing.Advance Auto Parts offers helpful advice about a variety of products, including car batteries. Be sure to check out the following:Order your Autocraft marine battery replacement today. Enjoy reliable deep cycle battery designed for general deep cycle applications. You can also shop Advance Auto Parts for Marine Oil, Filters and Spark Plugs.

Product Features:
  • High density active plate material provides extended power and battery life
  • Corrosion resistant terminals offer ability to quickly connect and disconnect accessories
  • Damage resistant polypropylene case
  • Handle for easy carrying and installation
  • 1 year free replacement warranty
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Battery Type:Lead Acid
BCI Group Size:27
Cold Cranking Amps:600 amps
Cranking Amps:750 amps
Deep Cycle/Starting:Deep Cycle
Height:8 13/16 in
Length:12 3/4 in
Maintenance Free:Yes
Reserve Capacity:160 min
Terminal Type:Combination Auto / Stud Terminal
Voltage:12 v
Weight:50 lbs
Width:6 5/8 in

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AutoCraft Marine/ RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA
 
4.2

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (37)
  • Good power output (30)
  • Safe to handle (30)
  • Long lasting (26)

Cons

  • Heavy (20)
  • Loses charge (3)

Best Uses

  • Battery replacement (39)
  • Back-up (12)
  • Upgrade (12)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (12), Casual driver (10), Truck enthusiast (9), Mechanic (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Holds Up Fine . . .

Have had 2 in a mixed bank with West Marine batteries. These held up, the WM are dead. Even though the two are still good (going strong), they are 4 years old...Read complete review

Have had 2 in a mixed bank with West Marine batteries. These held up, the WM are dead. Even though the two are still good (going strong), they are 4 years old (longer than warranty), so just bought 8 batteries to build new bank twice the size of the original. Just stay on top with maintenance, and they're good. No complaints!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Seems ok so far

Battery only showed 50% charge on my charger shortly after pickup, that worried me a bit, but I charged it completely, and it seems to work just fine.

1 year...Read complete review

Battery only showed 50% charge on my charger shortly after pickup, that worried me a bit, but I charged it completely, and it seems to work just fine.

1 year warranty, so if it does not hold up, I will return it.

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(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I would buy this product again and again

By 

from Branchville New Jersey

About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Good quality
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Motor Home Coach Power

Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

Great product. Bought 2 of these in 2010 to use in a bank on a motor home. Batteries lasted 5 years. Very pleased. Buying 2 more today to replace the olds which served me well.

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2.0

Unimpressed

By 

from Dowling Park, Florida

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Recreational Boater

Pros

    Cons

    • Loses Charge

    Best Uses

      Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

      I purchased this battery less than two years ago, with a manufacture date of 5/13. It received only light seasonal use to start my outbooard motor and was kept on a float trickle charger in the off-season. Depite this, when I checked it this morning (4/18/15) it was dead and would not take a charge. Although it outlived its warranty, it did not measure up to any batteries that I have used before. I'll be looking at other brands to replace it. Bummer. I was looking forward to going out in the boat, but since Dowling Park, FL is in the middle of nowhere, I can't get a battery on a moment's notice.

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      (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      18 months only

      By 

      from Kingston, NY

      About Me Mechanic

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      Level 3

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        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

            I bought 2 of these batteries to try on my 1 kw solar power bank and these batteries only lasted for 18 months and both developed a dead cell on the positive side port. One developed a dead cell on the first + cell and the other developed a dead cell in the second + cell. These batteries were monitored and charged with a mppt charger and never discharged less than 70%

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            (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Rv 12 volt deep cycel battery

            By 

            from florida

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Long Lasting
            • Powerful
            • Safe To Handle

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Upgrade

              Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

              Installed in rv much better than I thought out lasted my other battery will buy one more to replace other one bust buy great price

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              (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              GREAT

              By 

              from Asheville, NC

              Verified Buyer
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              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                  GREAT!!!

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                  (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  great customer serviceand very helpful

                  By 

                  from rhode island

                  About Me Truck Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
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                  Pros

                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Upgrade

                    Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                    I love the convienece of online ordering and the promo code coupons is a big help

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                    (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Deep Cycle Battery

                    By 

                    from Longmont, Colorado

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Helpful Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Powerful
                    • Safe To Handle

                    Cons

                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Battery Replacement

                    Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                    We are using this battery for our pop-up camper.
                    We have only had it installed for a short time but so far it is working well.

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                    (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Has worked fine for me!

                    By 

                    from Cedar Rapids, IA

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Safe To Handle

                    Cons

                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Battery Replacement

                    Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                    I use it on an electric winch, and to power everything in my enclosed trailer. It has worked flawlessly so far

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                    (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    So far so good

                    By 

                    from Brook Park, OH

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • May Not Last Long
                    • Powerful
                    • Safe To Handle

                    Cons

                    • Loses Charge

                    Best Uses

                    • Sump Pump Back-up

                    Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                    In 2011 I purchased two of these batteries for use in parallel as power for my home's back-up sump pump, as recommended by my pump's specs. Three years later I finally discovered that my back-up pump's inverter had stopped functioning because one of these two batteries was completely empty of electrolyte while the other one had stopped holding a charge. Yes, it's possible that the empty battery may've been mistakenly sold to me that way and that the two being connected in parallel as they were may've degraded the one full battery over time, I'll never know for sure. But in May 2014 I nevertheless decided to go ahead and replace both batteries with identical units (making SURE they were both serviced this time), completed the installation, and they appear to be functioning great at this point. So we'll see. I check them daily. Can't beat the price though.

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                    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy this product again!

                    By 

                    from Gloucester, Va

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Long Lasting
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Battery Replacement

                      Comments about AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA:

                      Seems to be a good battery

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                      • Q:

                        This item is claimed to have 115AH according to the responses by AutoZone of a number of questions posted. If I am correct, Part No: 29HM is supposed to have 105AH again according to AutoZone responses to customer questions. How can a smaller less expensive battery have a greater capacity?

                        Please consider the following scenario:
                        I have an application which draws a max of 6.67AH at 12vDC. I'm looking for a deep cycle battery to get the maximum run time. Would either this item or Part No: 29HM be my best choice? If not, please advise the highest capacity deep cycle battery you carry. Thank you!
                        Asked on 12/17/2015 by Dustin from Omaha, NE

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Good question, Dustin! Most deep cycle batteries that we have seen use a method called the "20 hour rate" to determine the amp hour capacity of batteries and this is one. Earlier, these batteries used the "1 hour amp rate" and this makes the amp hour rating appear higher than it actually is (unless you really only drain these at a rate of 1 amp per hour, which is a rare case). Since they are using a different methodology to determine the amp hour capacity, you cannot do a fair comparison with a different battery whose amp hour rating was determined using the usual 20-hour rate method. Using the 20 hour rate to determine the amp hour capacity of these batteries would likely result in an amp hour rating in the high 80s, and not 115 like the earlier responses say. This is due to something called the Peukert's Law.

                          Answered on 1/13/2016 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        How long in inches is this battery
                        Asked on 10/31/2015 by Dave from Williamsburg,va.

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                          A:

                          Hi Dave, I'm glad to assist you. The dimensions of this AutoCraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Battery, Group Size 27, 600 CCA (Part No. 27DC-2) are Height: 8 13/16 inches, Length: 12 3/4 inches, Width: 6 5/8 inches.

                          Answered on 11/2/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        Now as I scrolled down the questions another customer care rep says it's 85-90 amp hours. The MOST important information for a deep cycle battery and not only is it not on the battery (very first I have seen w/o it) you get a different answer from everyone you ask.
                        Asked on 10/24/2015 by Confused Rooster from Dublin,GA.

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Rooster. I am sorry for the confusion. The Amp hour rating of this battery is 115 amp hours. I will forward this issue to the appropriate department.

                          Answered on 10/26/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        You mentioned this battery is 115 amp hours. Why isn't this information on the battery ? This is the first marine battery I have seen that didn't have it. That is very important info to leave out.
                        Asked on 10/24/2015 by Rooster from Dublin, GA.

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Rooster. Thank you for your feedback. I will forward this issue to the appropriate department.

                          Answered on 10/26/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        I have a Schumaker automatic charger. It has settings for battery type of standard, agm, and gel. Which type is this battery?
                        Asked on 9/24/2015 by David from United States

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Great question David, I will be happy to help. The setting you should use for the Autocraft Marine battery is or any other lead-acid battery is going be the standard setting. This battery is lead-acid.

                          Answered on 9/24/2015 by JJMO ASE Parts Pro from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I see the ah rating is about 85-90 amp hours. Is that at 20 amps? If not, at how many amp draw is the 85-90 amp hours in reference to?
                        Asked on 8/17/2015 by slapshot21 from hendersonville, nc

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                          A:

                          Happy to answer your question Slapshot! You are correct the AH (amp hour) rating is at 20amps. We where able to find out that for deep cycle batteries 20 amps is the standard that they measure amp hours.

                          Answered on 8/19/2015 by Panda from AAP
                      • Q:

                        You mention that this battery is rated at 115AH, HOW IS THAT DETERMINED? Also is this battery maintenance free?
                        Asked on 6/17/2015 by J.R. from Lake Worth Fla.

                        2 answers

                        • A:

                          If the battery does not show an actual tested amp hour rating on it, I wouldn't believe 115 is accurate. Group size cannot be tied directly to the amp hour rating. Now, the battery does show an actual rated reserve capacity of 160. If you follow a very basic rule of thumb that says you multiply that value by .467 (or simply divide the number by 2) you'll come out with probably a much more realistic estimate of around 75 to 80 amp hours for this battery.

                          Answered on 6/22/2015 by Chris from Dunedin, FL.
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                          A:

                          Happy to help you with your question JR! The AMP Hour Rating is based off group size. The Group size for this battery is 27. The battery is indeed maintenance free, it does have caps on the top but those are meant to vent gas. Any refilling done to the battery will create imbalances with the acid/electrolyte mixture and reduce the life of the battery.

                          Answered on 6/20/2015 by Panda from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Can this battery be used for a car battery?
                        Asked on 4/18/2015 by John from Maple Shade, NJ

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Yes, John, this battery can be used as a car battery. However, to check the exact fit application for the part number 27DC-2, please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                          Answered on 4/19/2015 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        My boat has a 2 battery system. Can I use 2 in tandem , as I presently have?
                        Asked on 3/20/2015 by Bob from Punta Gorda, Fl

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          I'm glad to assist, Bob! If your boat currently utilizes two batteries, you may absolutely use two of these Autocraft Marine / RV 12-Volt Deep Cycle Batteries (Part No. 27DC-2) in the same configuration. For the longevity of your batteries and to ensure you have reliable power, replace both batteries at the same time.

                          Answered on 3/20/2015 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                      • Q:

                        how many amp hours is the 27dc-2 rated
                        Asked on 1/29/2015 by mc from n.c.

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Good question, Mc! This #27DC-2 battery is rated 115 Amp hours.

                          Answered on 1/29/2015 by Solomon
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