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Solar Battery Maintainer

So I was called out a couple of weeks ago to assist a friend of mine who is an ATV Safety Course instructor. Rhino was DOA on arrival to training site - battery deader than dead. Fortunately I also carry a starter pack that got me going but instruments acted crazy all day due to what I thought was a bad battery. Turns out battery was just heavily discharged (due to inactivity) so I slow charged it the following day and brought it back to life.


Since I don't have the luxury of extra garage space, the Rhino pretty much stays covered on a trailer when not in use - which is sadly most of the time. To help prevent future battery issues I installed a 30 watt solar panel on the trailer. The attached link shows the details.


https://drive.google.com/open?id=1I2...6E6773MD2zb44H
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