stokersmoker wrote:OK, now I'm confused.
traderfjp wrote: ..... I thought about a generator but we went 10 years without losing electricity except when the grid went down. ....
SMITTY wrote:Never say never
SMITTY wrote:It's dead right now ... and has been for a couple years
SMITTY wrote:Yeah now that you say that .... I'm going out there now to throw my good charger on it for a day. I'll let you know if it starts tomorrow. Should be a fun experiment!
EDIT: I just went out there - checked battery & still has 11V ! A regular lead-acid would have been in the tenths of a volt by this stage.
SMITTY wrote: If you get lazy & forget to maintain the battery for .... oh ... 2 years or so, it will still work after a charge.