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Old 03-12-2014, 06:34 AM   #1
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Storing and charging 6 volt batteries


No electricity at MH storage area.

I need to remove and store my four six volt batteries from my MH for an extended period of time. Do I need 6 volt battery minders or 12 volt and how many of each depending on whether it is 6 or 12 volts I require.

In this configuration could I use one twelve volt battery minder?

If two are in series then do I need two twelve volt battery minders?

Or if I leave them as six volts how many battery minds do I need? Could I hook them up parallel and use say one battery minder?

What battery minder would you recommend as a best bang for the buck?

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I would use one 12v charger as long as all your batteries are of the same capacity. As you already know, there are many chargers to chose from. Check this site out: 12v Battery Charger, Battery Desulfator, Battery Maintainer, Charger
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Your configuration is fine. Once you get them placed, charge them up, then install the batt minder and you'll be fine.

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Never mind I came back on edit. I found the answer on the website I was referred to; thanks for your input I think I know what I am doing now. Rare feeling I'll admit when it comes to batteries.

So to be clear I can use one 12v battery charge and minder for all four at the same time? Just hook to the + and - leads that come off the bundle so to speak?

Batteries are exactly the same and reading 6.52 volts each.
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