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Old 03-03-2009, 10:22   #16
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Originally Posted by camaraderie View Post
Just a correction to Rebel Hearts post. Once charged and floated at 13.3-13.5 volts, the battery voltage WILL drop over the next 24 hours to 12.6-12.7Volts which IS a 100% charge (if left unused). The difference between the 2 voltages is a surface charge from charging and NOT actually a battery voltage reading. 12.6-12.7V is 100%!!
Note...surface charge may be wiped out by placing a 20amp load on the battery for 10-15 minutes.
Good point; overlooked it, and you're totally correct.

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