Author Topic: Storing Flasher  (Read 767 times)

bearnoob

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Storing Flasher
« on: Mar 28, 2017, 02:23 PM »
Should I disconnect the battery? Leave it attached to the charger? Just finished my first season with the flasher and I don't plan on having it out again until ice up, but I don't want to wreck it in the off season either.

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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #1 on: Mar 28, 2017, 02:31 PM »
wouldn't hurt to disconnect it, but you do want to top charge once a month or so.

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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #2 on: Mar 28, 2017, 04:06 PM »
I disconnect my batteries after every trip and put the charger on regularly..  jmo..
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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #3 on: Mar 29, 2017, 06:41 AM »
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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #4 on: Mar 29, 2017, 07:34 AM »
I leave my vex's on float charger all year, my buddy tried doing the month ting, forgot two months and had a dead battery. So I'm a let it float and ride, keeps the battery at maximum charge and the chargers don't draw a lot so why not :-)
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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #5 on: Mar 29, 2017, 08:51 AM »
I disconect everything, recharge the battery and put everything in a dry bucket with a top for safe keeping. Once or twice during the off season I put it on the charger but it's usually back off in a few minutes.

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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #6 on: Mar 29, 2017, 10:11 AM »
I just charge my flashers before putting them away. Then I charge them on Memorial Day weekend, and Labor Day weekend.

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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #7 on: Aug 04, 2017, 09:35 PM »
Leave mine on the charger all the time.
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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #8 on: Aug 10, 2017, 11:23 AM »
I unhook and charge  at the end of the season , then once during the year , and I get between 5-6 years on a battery , I've been doing this for more years than I wish to admit ,
     

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Re: Storing Flasher
« Reply #9 on: Aug 10, 2017, 03:17 PM »
I usually pull the negative and charge 2-3 time during the off season with my sonar and camera
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