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Old 11-10-2019, 06:21 PM
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I've wired a two prong plug to my battery for easy access when charging. I hope to be able to hook it too a charger and forget it. Problem is that I don't know the difference in types of chargers.
Do I need an automatic "trickle" charger, a "maintainer", or something else. I don't want to overcharge and kill the battery. I just want plenty of power when I decide to go riding.
Can someone please explain the difference in types of chargers and advise?
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Old 11-11-2019, 06:28 AM
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A maintainer will only keep your good charged battery at that level. It will not recharge a low battery. This should be what you need, for your application.
A trickle charger will charge a low voltage battery, but if left on too long it can overcharge it as well.
I use low out put solar chargers on all my heavy equipment.

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Old 11-11-2019, 01:50 PM
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Thanks
I have a charger if ever needed, so I'll get a maintainer.
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:46 AM
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The little bicycles advantage more from a rich blend than the greater bicycles do since they truly need the additional pressure. Run it 32:1 for good oil and top end life. You can run it less fatty in the event that you need, yet 32:1 should work for pretty much any bicycle.
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