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Old 10-25-2012, 03:14 AM   #1
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Battery educational videos by Trojan

Trojan has just launched a series of educational videos on battery technology and use training. I thought some might want to check it out.
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Good information on the Trojan site

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Very good, should help many that want to convert to AGM or GEL, especially the charging issue (hard for many to realize) and the need for those with the option to change (i.e. Magnum chargers/inverters) the need to change options when changing from flooded batteries.
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Found the information very helpful in these videos. Simple and straight forward. Thanks for the Link-----
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Found the information very helpful in these videos. Simple and straight forward. Thanks for the Link-----
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Great link; very informative videos
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Trojan has just launched a series of educational videos on battery technology and use training. I thought some might want to check it out.
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I have been reading a lot about battery maintenance lately using several different techniques that are showing up on YouTube and various other media sources. There are 2 different processes, but they both reduce the sulphate buildup on the plates in the battery, which causes all batteries to loose their charging capacity.

1. Add a teaspoon of Epsom Salts to each cell then trickle charge the battery. Take a look at this YouTube link: How to use BatteryChem by Walt Barrett

2. Utilize a smart battery charger that has a desulphating cycle that sends high frequency pulses into the battery that vibrates the sulphate buildup on the plates and returns it back into solution. Look at a product called Battery Minders.

There are quite a lot of articles written lately about the effectiveness of these techniques that backup the claims.

Has anyone tried this on their RV batteries? There could be a lot of savings if one was to take the time and give it a try. I'm sure all the battery companies don't want anyone to know about this.
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I have been reading a lot about battery maintenance lately using several different techniques that are showing up on YouTube and various other media sources. There are 2 different processes, but they both reduce the sulphate buildup on the plates in the battery, which causes all batteries to loose their charging capacity.

1. Add a teaspoon of Epsom Salts to each cell then trickle charge the battery. Take a look at this YouTube link: How to use BatteryChem by Walt Barrett

2. Utilize a smart battery charger that has a desulphating cycle that sends high frequency pulses into the battery that vibrates the sulphate buildup on the plates and returns it back into solution. Look at a product called Battery Minders.

There are quite a lot of articles written lately about the effectiveness of these techniques that backup the claims.

Has anyone tried this on their RV batteries? There could be a lot of savings if one was to take the time and give it a try. I'm sure all the battery companies don't want anyone to know about this.
I just purchased a Cen-Tech Battery Analyzer from Harbor Freight last night and I plan on checking the 2 12v chassis batteries in my coach before and after the Epsom Salts technique.
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I just purchased a Cen-Tech Battery Analyzer from Harbor Freight last night and I plan on checking the 2 12v chassis batteries in my coach before and after the Epsom Salts technique.
Interested in reading about your results.
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I just purchased a Cen-Tech Battery Analyzer from Harbor Freight last night and I plan on checking the 2 12v chassis batteries in my coach before and after the Epsom Salts technique.
Any results yet?
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I just purchased a Cen-Tech Battery Analyzer from Harbor Freight last night and I plan on checking the 2 12v chassis batteries in my coach before and after the Epsom Salts technique.
Hi, I'm new at this so I hope I doing this right. I'm curious on how the cen tech analyzer worked ?
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