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Posted April 12, 2015 - 03:07 PM

   After sitting in the trailer all winter two out of four fired right up.

 

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Posted April 12, 2015 - 03:09 PM

Don your half way there, 50 percent of them not bad. Hank
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Posted April 12, 2015 - 04:06 PM

That's great. I am wondering, were the batteries left in, or taking out ? I take mine out, then give them a slow charge before I put the back in for the new season. Then I expect them to start right up. Some of them are sometimes bad, and take a little cranking before start up. I don't scold them to much. Noel
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Posted April 12, 2015 - 04:46 PM

The batteries were left in, I usually put a charge on mid winter but between snow and real cold that just didn't happen. Both tractors that didn't start turned over just not real strong. I put battery tenders on both of them so I'll check them in a couple days

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Posted April 15, 2015 - 07:13 PM

Don; battery tenders are designed to keep a charged battery at peak readiness. They are not designed to rechare a low battery. You will have better results with a proper charger...Dave


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Posted April 15, 2015 - 07:22 PM

Sounds like a pretty good percentage considering the rough winter.



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Posted April 15, 2015 - 07:39 PM

. I put battery tenders on both of them so I'll check them in a couple days

Don

 

 

Don; battery tenders are designed to keep a charged battery at peak readiness. They are not designed to rechare a low battery. You will have better results with a proper charger...Dave

Actually, the slower a battery is charged the happier it is. From Don's statement of a couple days I'd think he'll be OK. Most maintainers have trickle charge capabiity. A lot i've seen have ran in the 2-5 amp max range depending on the unit.






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