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Gel vs AGM: Not Quite the Battle of the Ages, But Nice to Know

More often than not AGM Batteries are mistakenly identified as Gel Cell Batteries. Both batteries have similar traits; such as being non spillable, deep cycle, may be mounted in any position, low self discharge, safe for use in limited ventilation areas, and may be transported via Air or Ground safely without special handling. more...

How to Pick the Right Battery Charger

There are certainly other factors in selecting a battery charger, and it would be difficult to cover them all, but here a few. Input voltage, generally for use foreign countries. Exposure to elements, i.e. would you benefit from a waterproof charger? Perhaps you will need a charger that doubles as a power supply for a RV or some other application. Often people will need to charge multiple batteries simultaneously, so multiple bank chargers may be needed. more...

Do You Ship Batteries and Battery Chargers to Canada?

We would be glad to ship most items to you in Canada. We are limited in how we can ship, based on international law. For instance, we cannot ship a battery to Canada via Post. Canadian law forbids the transport of batteries via the Postal Service, in fact we were unaware of this and had several shipments confiscated and destroyed by an over zealous Canadian postal official, which left both us and our customer without a battery. more...

Does Starting My Motorcycle in the Winter Charge the Battery?

While starting your bike every few weeks in the winter may be good for the mechanics of it, it could end up harming your battery. ou either need to keep it on a decent maintenance charger, such as a Battery Tender, or you need to suck it up and go for a 20+ mile ride every couple weeks! more...

How Often Should I Charge My Motorcycle, ATV or Boat Battery?

Any type of lead acid battery should always be left in a fully charged condition. Having done that, you should either charge your battery every 30 days or so, or consider getting a smart charger to maintain your battery all the time. more...

What Is the Best Battery Charger for my Motorcycle Battery?

That really depends on the size and voltage of your battery. If you have a small battery, under 6 amps storage, the Battery Tender Junior may be the best choice. If you have a larger battery, and may want to use your charger for other purposes, the Noco Genius G-1100 or the Battery Minder Plus would be a good way to go. more...

Will I Need to Charge My Motorcycle, ATV, or Snowmobile Battery When it Arrives?

When you order an AGM, maintenance free battery from BatteryStuff.com, it is first filled, charged, and load tested before it is shipped out. This process allows for you to receive your battery ready to install and ride! more...

Will a Small Charger Maintain a Large Bank of Batteries?

Quick answer: No. We recommend that you should size a maintenance charger to be no smaller than about 1.5% of your battery packs full rated value. If you need to replace charge that has been drained by use, we recommend you go as close to 10-20% of the full value as possible. more...

Can I Use a Solar Battery Charger to Keep My RV Battery Charged?

Yes! You first must calculate how much power you used, so you know how much you need to replace. Your heater will be rated in watts or amps. Multiply that number by the estimated number of hours the heater ran, and you will have your baseline number. Once you have that you can calculate what size panel you need. You can use our solar calculator once you have that info. more...

How Do I Keep My RV Battery Charged When in Storage?

If your starting battery is going dead in about a month while you vehicle is in storage, it would be fair to assume you are using about 60-75 amps(typical RV sized starting battery) in that period. To break it down further, we can assume 2-3 amps per day. more...

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