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Best 6v battery for feeder #8051328 11/15/20 03:45 PM
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What is the best/longest lasting 6v battery for a feeder? Feeders not throwing corn very far. Could it be low power or something else? We have oiled the shaft. Thank you.


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Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8051341 11/15/20 04:03 PM
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Maybe??? The feeder has a 12v motor not a 6v. Even if a 6v, a 12v will work and not damage it. I have used 12v batteries for years with a 6v feeder motor.







Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8051376 11/15/20 04:50 PM
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As DLALLDER stated you may be able to use a 12V battery for your feeder/s. Any fully charged 6V or 12V AGM battery should work all season even without a solar charger. You can find 12V AGM batteries that a more compact than the more common 12V size. Lots of sellers on the internet if you google it. The square 6V spring top batteries aren't wort spit unless you have solar charger hooked up. The are basically 4 "D" cells in series in a plastic box.


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Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8051748 11/16/20 12:55 AM
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I get good results using a Power Sonic 6 volt 9 amp battery. Usually can go 3-4 months between charges.

Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8052203 11/16/20 03:12 PM
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I have that problem with one feeder but it is not the battery. My motor is working but it is old and does not throw corn far. Put same battery on another feeder and it works fine.

Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8053035 11/17/20 01:06 AM
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Get a rechargeable one and buy the solar panel I have for sale. I have had batteries in the past last for several seasons.



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Re: Best 6v battery for feeder [Re: noxqses] #8053079 11/17/20 01:37 AM
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If your close to Paris I have a 6 volt battery and a charger you can have, both have never been used. Battery probably needs charged tho.

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