Originally Posted by TwoD83
That's actually close to what I was thinking. How is the battery supported? I see the straps, anything special supporting the weight?
Nothing supporting the weight. The cheap plastic strap holding the battery in place had torn free and it wouldn't take much of a bump for the battery terminals to contact the inverter ....... BANG !
Neither AGM nor GEL's are exempt from ABYC battery installation standards which although not mandatory make a lot of sense. eg. batteries much be in a box or tray resistant to spilled electrolyte. Even AGM's can split .....