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Old 01-23-2013, 09:10 PM
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Mower Battery's on trickle chargers?

hey guys i picked this tip up on here a while ago and purchased a battery tender at pep boys and now have my scag and back up mower hooked up on it anyone do the same things with there inactive equipment?
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:27 PM
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I've been using them for several years on motorcycles and other power equipment. It's good insurance and one less thing to worry about when it comes time to start using them again. I buy the quick disconnect adapters at a cycle shop for about $6 so I don't have to mess with covers, clips, etc. when connecting or disconnecting.
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:30 AM
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It is a good idea. Another thing you have to watch for are really cold temperatures. If the electrolyte in the battery freezes the battery is junk. You're much better off storing the battery where there is no chance of below freezing temps.

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Old 01-24-2013, 10:45 AM
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Cool, just the impetus to get me out in the garage to start my Tender on mower #1.
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