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Old 06-24-2008, 07:09 PM   #1
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How utilize extra batteries

I made the leap and bought 2 65 Watt solar Panels, an Air X wind turbine, and Glas Mat Batteries. I put the new batteries in the stock battery box. Now I have 2 good acid batteries. Any good suggestions of how to harness their power? My only idea is to charge them up good at home, carry them in the TV and then hook an inverter to them and run them down 50%. I do not want to do anything real expensive as when these are shot I do not plan on having 4 batteries, but just the two new type. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:22 PM   #2
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I sold my wet batteries to a friend at work for his boat when I went to solar and AGM batteries.
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:42 PM   #3
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I made the leap and bought 2 65 Watt solar Panels, an Air X wind turbine, and Glas Mat Batteries. I put the new batteries in the stock battery box. Now I have 2 good acid batteries. Any good suggestions of how to harness their power? My only idea is to charge them up good at home, carry them in the TV and then hook an inverter to them and run them down 50%. I do not want to do anything real expensive as when these are shot I do not plan on having 4 batteries, but just the two new type. Any suggestions?
That's about all you can really do with them, as they have different charge/discharge characteristics than AGM batteries. Still useful in that regard, though...........
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