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I'm using 2x 6v 130ah lead acid batteries in series as per the original spec. 

I haven't got it fully operational yet, but have tested and does begin to show signs of loosing power. So in hindsight I would go for the largest ah 12v/6v combination that fits on the tray. I did enquire with Lincoln Batteries and they suggested a deep cycle battery would be suitable. Just means you can run the quad longer.


Hope that helps. 

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Hi, thanks for that info it does help.

I was looking to put two 6v ones in but after your experience I might try the bigger 165AH batteries which should just fit the tray.

I suppose a large 12v is a possibility also?



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I would definitely go with the largest that will fit, no harm in it really. 

12v would work as well, you could even put them in parallel I imagine and have even more capacity. Just not manual spec. 

When I enquired about a 12v deepcycle battery I think I was looking at around 200+ah that fitted in the tray. 

Is yours running yet? 


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I'm hoping to use a WW2 PE-77 (Briggs and Stratton)which is 115v. I'm currently trying to convert it down to 12v with a buck converter and a few other bits. I got some spare parts from Antique Briggs in the USA.

I believe the correct genny is Power Charger 7386579 (briggs and stratton)which is 12.5v 15-20amps according to the manual. Quite hard to find I think.

Haven't heard of the Tiny Tim, does look different to the ones I've seen on a Quad. If it fits and runs a solid 12v might be worth trying.

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