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Quick Ways to Extend ATV and Motorcycle Battery Life in Summer and Winter

Posted on September 21, 2011
Wow, with fall weather knocking on our door (pounding on some?) it looks like we have just about wrapped up another summer season. And what a summer it was! Some of you had a real blistering summer, while others have got off way too easy. For sure, the weather here is Southern Oregon was absolutely fantastic, with a grand total of 0 days breaking the 100F mark. That is the first time I remember this happening in the 30+ years I have lived here. At the same time, I know some locales have seen record strings of hot weather. I guess it all balances out in the end. So, being a battery related post, you may be wondering what the tie in is to batteries? Actually, the weather plays a very important role in the lifespan of our batteries read more...

Solar Panels on Sale!

Posted on September 12, 2011
Summer is almost over and the kids have gone back to school. But the Sun is still shining and the weather is still warm. Now's a great time to think about solar power! It's becoming  more popular and more affordable than ever before. We have our BatteryStuff Solar Panels on Sale! We have panels as small as 3 Watts all the way up to 150 Watts. Our panels are made of high quality Poly-Crystalline solar cells. The modules have a 25-year, 80% power output warranty. For more information about our solar panels, check out our selection. read more...

NiCd Battery Tutorial

Posted on September 9, 2011
If this is not your first stop in the NiCd information trail I am sure the information that you have read, heard, or found on the internet is just about overwhelming. While limited in application, NiCad batteries are an exceptional choice for all of you cordless power tool requirements. In this tutorial we will do our best at keeping is simple, accurate, and to the point. If you have questions that are not addressed, please let us know and we hopefully be able to help. read more...

Back to School

Posted on September 2, 2011
Labor Day Weekend is upon us. The last bit of summer vacation seems to be one of the most important, and most stressful time of the year. There will be many families traveling to visit family, go camping, or go sight seeing. If you ride, enjoy this time before the weather starts to get cooler. When fall comes around, and kids go back to school, don't forget to properly store your "big boy" toys so that they're ready for you next Spring. read more...

Solar Panel Installation Tips

Posted on August 29, 2011
BatteryStuff Solar Panels use high quality Poly-Crystalline solar cells. Diodes contained within the junction box insure reliable operation and no drain during low light conditions. Anodized aluminum frames add strength and durability to the modules. Includes pre-drilled mounting holes. The modules have a 20-year, 80% power output warranty.For more information, check out our Solar Tutorials read more...

AGM Battery Best Practices

Posted on August 25, 2011
Lead Acid AGM batteries, also called "dry cell" and sometimes mistaken for "gel cel", are maintenance-free. That means you don't have to open them up every few months and add more water to the cells (even though they are dry batteries, that doesn't make them thirsty like a wet cell battery). You can also position them on their side without worrying about any leaks. So, let's get down to what to do and what not to do for your AGM battery. read more...

News Update | New Shorai Large Case LiFePo4 Batteries

Posted on August 17, 2011
Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries have been on the market for while now. Have you purchased one yet? These batteries are recognizable by their light weight and tremendous cranking power. They do not contain any lead and will not sulfate. They're perfect for powersports racing and high performance. Our Shorai Case 3 size batteries are perfect for large Touring bikes and even small cars and trucks. read more...

News Update | Now Offering Optima Batteries

Posted on August 15, 2011
We are now proud to offer Optima automobile starting batteries! Optima Red tops are not only distinguishable in their appearance, they also uniquely use spiral plates in each cell. These batteries pack a lot of power in 5 seconds, great for starting your car engine every time. Optima batteries are specially designed for rugged use. Because of their unique spiral wound cells, they are 15 times more vibration resistant than conventional batteries. read more...

Written Tutorial | Did I Receive a Bad Battery?

Posted on August 1, 2011
When you order a PowerSports battery from BatteryStuff, you always receive a fresh, ready to install battery. When we ship our maintenance free AGM powersports batteries, they are pre-filled, charged and ready to install. These batteries are sealed and considered “dry” batteries. Because our batteries are freshly activated you may occasionally see small acid stains on the packaging. AGM batteries are ‘fully sealed’, but do have pressure vents sealed underneath the battery top. read more...

Tips and Tricks | Preventative Maintenance

Posted on July 25, 2011
It is amazing the percentage of re-orders we receive. People call and tell me of how well the products they bought from us work! You shouldn't expect any less. Of course some things are easier to measure than others. In dealing with mechanical devices, only so much can be done. We prefer to sell maintenance products as opposed to fix-it products. Remember, it is always easier and cheaper to maintain than to repair. read more...

        
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