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frater_secessus [charge-and-stop]
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 AGM batteries are kept healthy by: AGM batteries are kept healthy by:
  
-  - vigorous Bulk chargingsometimes greater than solar-only charging can provide.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-anyone-familiar-with-Worker-AGM-batteries?​pid=97068#​pid97068)) ​ Consider augmenting with alternator or shore power charging.+  - vigorous Bulk charging((minimum current of [[electrical:​12v:​battery_capacity|C/​5]] up to C/3)) sometimes greater than solar-only charging can provide.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-anyone-familiar-with-Worker-AGM-batteries?​pid=97068#​pid97068)) ​ Consider augmenting with alternator or shore power charging.
   - long Absorption stages   - long Absorption stages
   - but lower Absorption voltage (to prevent outgassing)   - but lower Absorption voltage (to prevent outgassing)
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-A [[http://​amzn.to/​2gEtVwL|battery waterer]] can make the job easier, and does not require one to judge water level visually.+A [[http://​amzn.to/​2gEtVwL|battery waterer]] can make the job easier, and does not require one to judge water level visually.  The water "​bloops"​ as it fills and stops blooping when the water is at the correct level
  
 Batteries that are older, in poorer health, or are charged at higher voltages will be "​thirstier"​. ​ Check water levels 1x/month until you know how they behave. Batteries that are older, in poorer health, or are charged at higher voltages will be "​thirstier"​. ​ Check water levels 1x/month until you know how they behave.
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