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Old 02-07-2009, 05:52 PM   #1
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Default braille vs odyssey battery?

Hello all ,
Has any of you had either one of these before , I went to look at both and the odyssey seem as good as the braille ( 17 pound vs 680 odyssey) . I like to save some weight and have no issues when it comes to starting . The price for the odyessey is a bit cheaper , but both seem good , should I go for the odyseey ?
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Last edited by machinistboy99; 02-08-2009 at 01:11 AM. Reason: should be 680 not 280
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:00 PM   #2
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I had a genesis battery that I'm told is exactly the same as some odyssey... It worked great, no cold start issues, sealed, 15lbs...
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:26 PM   #3
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I use an Odyseey PC680 for the spring/summer/fall. When it gets really cold (less than 20F) I swap it out for the OEM battery for the winter. No problems so far. PC680 weighs about....15lbs?
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:41 PM   #4
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I use a 51 series optima battery (honda). It's not quite as light as the odyssey, but I'm pretty sure it's cheaper and it's definitely got more cranking
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Old 02-07-2009, 09:00 PM   #5
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I got a Odyssey PC680. Awesome battery. I can't say the same about the Braille batteries... they seem to die pretty fast and they aren't worth the $$ imo.
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