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Old 08-21-2015, 07:58 AM   #15
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Equalizing your deep-cycle batteries is a great way to extend battery life and lower operational costs over time. It will also help to remove a buildup of lead sulfate crystals on the battery’s plates, a condition called sulfation. This condition lowers the battery’s ability to take a full-charge and diminishes its full power. Equalizing is just one of several procedures you should be adding to your maintenance schedule every time you service the batteries. This regular service, including watering, should be performed at least once a month, or more frequently during periods of heavy use. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit http://www.usbattery.com

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Old 08-26-2015, 07:44 PM   #16
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OK, I'm newbe. What is battery equalization? How is it done and what does it accomplish? Do both 6V and 12V need it? Never heard of it before.

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Old 08-27-2015, 08:15 AM   #17
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Equalization is a controlled overcharge of a battery to stir up the electrolyte.

You need a charger that can charge at 15.5 + volts to do this.

The battery manufacture will recommend the voltage and duration it will need to be effective.

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