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Re: 2019 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

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Originally Posted by Terry L View Post
About batteries, they really don’t like to spend the winter in the cold without some charging going on. If you take them off charge, you should pull them and store them in a space where it stays above freezing. Also you’ll want to give them a trickle charge every few months. Depending on the size of the batteries (mine are 100 lbs each), keeping a charger going may be worth it.
Terry
Also AGM are way different than simple lead acid,. They don’t discharge as quickly. When I had lead acid many dons ago, I would take them home every winter and store on 4X6 no touching the concrete.


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