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Chris Haley

Are your Batteries Thirsty??

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After a long hard day in 20mph winds, my trolling motor batteries started to run down. I use 24v minn-kotas and have never had a problem with batteries during one day. After returning home I checked the water level, could see the cells in each portal. After a gallon of distilled water I checked the charge again and almost 3/4 full.

Remember that those batteries take quite a beating between being charged daily and bouncing around on the lakes so much. Check those water levels and fill them up with distilled water. They will last longer.

An once of prevention is worth 25lbs of new battery!!

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Thanks for reminding me, Chris! I've got one thristy battery at home that I keep forgetting to check!

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