Marine Batterys


Old 08-02-08, 06:42 AM
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Marine Batterys

I was wondering about my battery if I don't use it for a while.I have a apollo deep cycle marine battery and do I keep it charged up or flatten it for storage .Thanks Phil
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Old 08-02-08, 11:42 AM
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Do not "flatten" it.

If it is going to sit more than a month, get an automatic trickle charger and keep it attached. It will sense when the charge is dropping and bring it back up with out overcharging. You can get one at most auto parts stores or at Wally World for about $ 20.

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