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    I've had gel batteries for 9 years in the 5ton camper, Still going strong,
    And kept in condition by two individual 12 Maypole intelligent chargers.
    Most all the British military batteries are of a gel type now.
    6.T.N.s are still being surplus'sed though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NDT View Post
    It's an AGM absorbed glass mat battery. All they need is an AGM maintainer connected 24-7-365 and they will last 10+ years.
    These are probably the best, most robust battery's I have ever seen or worked with. Properly take care of, they will last at least ten years.

    The he amount of "liquid" in the battery, and yes, it's more a gel the liquid, is mesured in tea spoons.

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    So if you charge it and liquid come out of the vent valves. Is that water that was absorbed somehow?
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    Thats something I have never observed. I had a battery charging shop in K-Town, that handled 30-35 batteries at a time, and we ran a 24/7 operation. Never saw a Armasafe leak, that had not been cracked in an accident/wreck.

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    I have heard that they 'could have gotten wet overnight ' I wonder over how many decades of night, he is talking about now.
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    Have you called the Armasafe folks and asked them about this "water" problem? When I was contracting, I several times called to ask questions, and always got a straight answer.

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