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Old 10-18-2011, 10:50 PM   #11
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Re: Winter Battery Storage

I'm not disputing the accuracy of Snopes. I'm just getting caught in one of those loops, like Russian dolls. Wait, that's not right. Like fun-house mirrors.

Or, as the Old Bag said at supper, "I didn't pay for an argument".

"Yes you did".

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Old 10-19-2011, 11:11 AM   #12
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Re: Winter Battery Storage

Okay, just for the record, I'm not storing them on the concrete floor of my garage, but not because I was concerned about the batteries discharging. I have them on a furniture dolly so I can roll them around whenever I need to move them. When I took them out of SittEscape, I was amazed at the weight of each battery. I guess it's been a long time since I moved the battery, even in my cars. Hey, shouldn't a 6 V battery weigh half of a 12 V battery?

Anyway, I didn't want to have to struggle with them during the off-season. I connected a very simple Schumacher's Speed Changer battery maintainer from Wallyworld. Once a week or so, I switch from one battery to the other. Seems to be working just fine, although it's only been a month.

Thanks for all the friendly advice and banter.

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Old 10-19-2011, 02:12 PM   #13
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Hey, shouldn't a 6 V battery weigh half of a 12 V battery?
They just use the heavier volts in a 6V battery. Kinda like having a good heavy high alcohol content beer, compared to those wimpy light ones. 6 of the heavy ones carries as much punch as 12 of the light ones.
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:23 PM   #14
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Hey! You're in my loop..

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