Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to Store a Lawn Mower Battery for Winter

When summer ends and it’s time to put your electric-start lawn mower away for the winter season, take care to properly store the mower battery. Careful winter storage involves cleaning and charging the battery before putting it up for the … Continue reading

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How to Charge a Gel Cell Battery

Gel cell batteries are deep cycle batteries that contain an electrolyte which is suspended in a gel solution between lead plates. Since gel batteries never spill, they are sometimes referred to as non-spillable Panasonic power tool batteries, dry cell batteries … Continue reading

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How to Recover and Repair a Dead Nimh Battery

Nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries are an improvement on nickel cadmium (NiCad) batteries as they don’t suffer from what is commonly referred to as the memory effect. The memory effect is when a battery appears to be fully charged, but … Continue reading

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About the 18-volt Drill Battery Pack

Eighteen-volt batteries are commonly used in such professional power tools as drills, which require more electrical energy than power tools designed for the DIY enthusiast. However, an 18-volt Milwaukee 48-11-2230 battery is not a single battery cell, it’s made from … Continue reading

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