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Old 05-09-2005, 02:03 PM   #1
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Has anyone out there had any experience with these batteries. I notice from their ads they are the Absorbed Glass Mat type and are totally sealed. Are they worth the extra money?
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Has anyone out there had any experience with these batteries. I notice from their ads they are the Absorbed Glass Mat type and are totally sealed. Are they worth the extra money?
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Old 05-25-2005, 07:21 PM   #3
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Bill i put a 4 6v gas mats in my 5ver. No venting was one reason. no maintenance so I could cover the top and gain more storage and quicker recharge times. More and more new cars are coming with these. the rest of the world is just going to have to catch up. Barney
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Bill, these are a very good type battery and you will want to maximize there capability of recharging by having the inverter or charger set up for this type. Following is some links to batteries:
http://www.dcbattery.com/faq.html#1
http://www.usbattery.com/care.htm
http://www.windsun.com/Batteries/Bat...ery%20Charging
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Old 05-30-2005, 09:51 PM   #5
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I have the Lifelines in my MoHo and think they are great. No mess, no fuss, and they have a claimed 20% faster recovery rate over a lead acid. My experience with them is that is closer to 50% faster recovery time. With my lead acids, the coach could sit for a couple of weeks and the batteries would be down to 70% charge. With the AGMs, the coach can sit for a month and will have a 92% charge. They are expensive but worth it to me as I haven't ruined any clothes since I got them.
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Old 06-04-2005, 04:58 AM   #6
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Hi Bill
We have had our Absorbed Glass Mat type batteries for about 1 1/2 year and they have never given us any problems. They seem to do what they say they will with little or no attention from us. I think they are worth the price, if you can get them.
They come in verious sizes and and prices. Good luck.
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I attended the Life On Wheels classes in Bowling Green, KY 2 years ago and went to all the solar charging related classes. The instructor only used the Lifeline batteries and highly recommended them.

Now - if I can get 2 6V in the space allowed I intend to replace my basic wet cell with Lifelines when the current battery dies.
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