All Battery Information

All Battery Information

As the batteries become fully charged and are no longer able to accept any further electrical energy. Consequently, the battery voltage will rise. Of course, when the voltage reaches the regulation level (varies with battery type see below) So, starts to dump power the controller’s lights are a solid red. Naturally,this energy is dissipated as heat into the surrounding environment. Significantly,more or less power is diverted to the dump load. According to how much is being supplied to the battery from the turbine.

Classic Car Batteries

Classic Car Batteries-Antique car parts including 6 VOLT BATTERIES.

Classic Car Batteries

6 VOLT Classic Car Batteries for your vintage car

Of course, I always try to keep up to date with my blog ! so, updating and re-writing is common practice for me. naturally this post is no exception and perhaps this is a good thing. Because new legislation about battery acid is making life a bit more difficult. In brief, these batteries are what we call “dry charged”. meaning that the battery is emptied of the acid and sent to the customer in a dry state plus an acid pack.

Fundamentally, the law now forbids us to send out any form of acid packs. So, we now have to take each sale as they come ! meaning that we deliver them in a fully charged state in our own transport. Consequently, we can only do this when we have a few more deliveries in the same area. Hence it probably, will not be a next day delivery. All in all, we have not found a way round this problem as screw top batteries are difficult to seal with a vacuum.

if there is ant machine out there that could seal and vacuum a battery then please let me know !

The dream of owning a classic car

So, owning a classic or antique car is a dream shared by some men and women. Cruising down the high street on a lovely sunny day in an old or vintage car not only turns heads but it makes you feel great knowing that you’ve invested in something that will hold its value.Classic Car Batteries

Cars like this Rolls-Royce Wraith are fitted with Classic Car Batteries 6 volt batteries, some are converted to 12 Volt Battery systems but in general the vintage car owners prefer to keep the cars the way they were originally.
Of course, many car enthusiasts decide to restore their antique car that they’ve purchased. Generally speaking, many go to specialists. of course who will restore the car for them at a price. Significantly, such a company in the Halifax area of Yorkshire, UK, is Horsfields of Halifax.

Customers, know that even though it involves many hours of time and hard work. So, the end result is well worth the effort, and like the car in this image, an “eye catcher” is born.

Where do we get the parts ?

Firstly, things to do if you are planning to  restore an classic car, Especially if its a weekend job ! is to find out where you’ll go to find parts required. Of course, most people do know where they will get the parts. But to start a restoration job it may be best practice to have some information. In effect, about where to get parts from.

Most enthusiasts will probably have visited many of the vintage car shows. Of course, that are staged throughout the year. Vintage car parts can be difficult to find. Generally you would not be able to walk into your local spare parts supply store and buy the part.

Instead you will have to do a bit of research. Finding out where the antique car parts you need can be purchased. Of course, this can be done by buying specialist magazines. Significantly though the latest trend for buying car parts is on the internet. Including buying your tyres and your batteriesClassic Car Batteries . 

 

The first place to look these days to research vintage car parts is on the internet

Although specialist magazines are still popular in the UK. Specifically, giving you web-site addresses where you can find the parts that you re requiring. Just go to a search engine and type in “vintage car parts” followed by which ever town you live in. Subsequently, by typing up your battery part number. Of course, you can also do the same if you are looking for Classic Car Batteries for your new project.

With amazing accuracy, many different results will come up. Giving you a local source for your parts. Consequently, there are several web sites that work with their customers to find the old car parts they need for renovation . Simply request a part and the company will locate the required parts for you. Just the same as if you want a modern day car part (nothing new) .

There are also companies who only specialize in vintage car parts.

They collect a vast collection of varied vintage parts. Looking like a breakers yard. So, and offering them to their customers through their website or store front.

Of course, there may be additional charges for shipping. But if you’ve been having trouble locating a specific part. Hence, this can be the best way of buying what you want. This also applies to Classic Car Batteries. Many battery companies now sell 6 volt Classic Car Batteries along side all the other modern day car batteries.

Classic Car Batteries

Typical smaller type scrap yard

Sometimes you can find a treasure in an unexpected place. Auto wreckers (scrap or breakers yards) often have some antique vintage cars in their yards. These are cars that were not restored and they reached a bad condition . Fortunately, they are now being used strictly for parts. Surprisingly, it is wonderful what different parts that you can pick up from one of these yards.
More modern auto salvage companies keep a very good computer record of their stocks. Covering all the car models that are on their site. So making it relatively simple to call them and inquire about the part. Naturally, citing the type of classic or antique car that you have. Of course not forgetting that you will probably need the log book and chassis number. Particularly, of your soon to be restored car. Expressly, this helps the breakers find you the correct part and wastes you less time.

6 volt Classic Car Batteries need to be new  

 Before you venture out to a scrap yard them remember ! Some of the large scrap car yards do not allow you to just wonder around. Smaller auto wreckers prefer their customers to actually visit their location. So, to look over the vehicles themselves. Of course, it will be a good idea to take along some tools. Remember only buy new vintage tyres and Classic 096 Car Batteries, so that you can be sure of the condition. So, many owners of second hand cars suffer from flats batteries in the first three months of ownership.

When buying your battery online. In my opinion stick to some golden rules. So, really cheap batteries may not have the amps that they are supposed to have. To avoid this then I recommend that you buy a reputable make of battery. Of course, I do recommend the makes that we sell. But they are all tried and tested. Brands suck as ApolloPower, Bosch, Varta, Lucas and Banner batteries are all tried and tested. Thanks !

Eric Roberts

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VW Polo Batteries Online-A great way to buy a cut price battery

VW Polo Batteries Online

Buy VW Polo Batteries Online;VW batteries one of the most popular selling on line

Buy VW Polo Batteries Online

VW Polo V (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Of course, the world of car battery marketing has changed drastically. Especially, in the last six or seven years. Gone are the brands of battery that we were all once household names! So, brands are now purely set behind national borders and more localised. Instead, batteries are now been produced that were at one time one label. But are actually built by another manufacturer. A good example of this is the Varta and Bosch labels. These batteries are exactly the same products. Of course have their own marketing labels. Globalism is here and the battery makers have openly embraced these changes.

So most Car batteries are now made by the giant battery companies of the World.

Consequently, and just given brand names. For example Varta batteries are now marketed by a Manchester company here in the UK. However they are mainly made by Brookfield Business Partners LP and its institutional partners.

Importantly the Varta label and the Bosch label are just brand names. Subsequently, owned by a large company who do not manufacture the product. This is not to say the batteries are inferior indeed in my opinion the opposite applies and the batteries are of excellent quality.
Volkswagen’s cars such as the Polo are one of the makes of car that come out with a normal battery, usually calcium/calcium maintenance free.

The thing nowadays is that when the battery need replacing you will be probably be buying the same battery but with a different name. The German made cars tend to come out on a battery that is made by the big companies, but with names like Bosch or Varta.

 Cars like the Volkswagen do not need special batteries                     

Naturally, the VW Polo only require a standard battery that you can buy at a cheap price online. For example Varta or Bosch blue top range will be more than capable of starting and handling the electronics of a VW Polo.

Many of these batteries are offered on sale from the internet. Excellent quality ensures that these batteries are good enough for the VW Polo . Indeed including all the rest of the  VW range of cars. You could find that your VW dealer may tell you that their cars require a special battery. Not true! In my opinion this is not necessary.

VW Polo Batteries Online

You can buy a battery of just as good a quality at one of the better online stores at a much cheaper price. A decent quality battery for a Polo part number 063 should be in-between £40 and £60 delivered online.

 

About Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Battery business now for 40 odd years.

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery-Fits many classic cars and ride on Lawn Mowers.

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery

When on a delivery in Leeds recently. So, I came upon a fine example of a Triumph Spitfire Car. Of course probable the best that I seen for a long time. Consequently, the cars owner had purchased online a new 12 Volt Battery. Accordingly, I was 038 Apollo-Power Car Batterydelivering him an  038 Apollo-Power Car Battery .

Of course, I knew that this battery only fitted older cars (that’s because i am old myself) . Lucky for me the guy was at home when I made the delivery . So I asked him which car the battery fitted. Surprisingly, he was only too pleased to talk about his “pride and joy”! not the BMW parked in his drive ! but a beautiful red Triumph Spitfire in my pictures.

The guy even sent me a couple of pictures for my blog as I had forgotten my camera. What a great find ! The 038 Apollo-Power Car Battery are now one of our popular batteries. They are sealed and maintenance free. The  038 Apollo-Power Car Battery also comes with a three year full warranty. Fortunately, it is also available for collection from Batteriesontheweb in Halifax Yorkshire UK. Of course during normal working hours.

The Triumph Spitfire was always a big favorite of mine

So, never forgetting the first one that I actually owned. In fact, it was a rusty white colour and was my pride and joy. I had just bought a new set of 155×13 remould tyres. Before setting off, for the traditional bank holiday Monday outing to Scarborough. Along with a few other friends.

My Triumph Spitfires trip out to the coast?

Prior to the Breathalyzer, the Police just asked you to walk a straight line. Of course, if they suspected that you had been drinking. My friends and I were invited to a party in a small village on the outskirts of Scarborough. After a few drinks my then friend, Paul asked if we fancied going to the “Toby Jug” on the sea front. This was where all the “In crowd” used to hang out.

Paul, my friend had a big old Austin A55 saloon and I set of towards Scarborough with Paul not far behind. We were heading for the A64, the main Leeds to Scarborough road. We took a sharp bend just before the road junction with the A64. Alarmingly, I had to slam on the brakes very hard. So, in order to stop at the main road junction. Unfortunately, my friend Paul’s brakes were not so good. Subsequently, he smashed straight into the back of me.

To my shock and horror a Police car was just passing on the busy A64 and witnessed what had happened.

I froze as he walked towards me . Shockingly, my smashed up Triumph Spitfire which had Paul’s A55 smashed into the back of me. Fortunately, the Policeman was on bank holiday traffic duty on the busy A64. Quickly, asking us if we were” injured or not”. Of course,we told him that we were alright ! He then apologized that he could not help us as he had traffic to look after !”what a relief” ! I could not believe our luck.

Indeed I was certain that we would be spending the night in a police cell. My pride and joy was written off and towed the following day back to Dewsbury in West Yorkshire where I then  lived with my parents. Altogether, a happy and sad day for me and my scrap car.

 Eric Roberts

Van Wheel Alignment Including Suspension

 

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery

triumph spitfire side ways view

 

038 Apollo-Power Car Battery

Beautiful Triumph Spitfire

038 Triumph Car battery-Dolomites use an 038 Battery

038 Triumph Car battery

038 Car battery is still very popular after all these years

038 Car battery

12V 38 Ah 038 Car battery by Lucas

It does not seem that long ago. That I was fitting the 038 Car battery onto new models of cars. Hence, at the small garage that I worked at in Batley,West Yorkshire here in the UK.

Although the majority of cars that we worked on. Were British Leyland , we also repaired other makes of car. So, just as we do in today’s modern garages. Consequently, we also fitted our own tyres and Discount Car Batteries in those days. Because, these were the pre- quick fit days. As a result, the motorists came to us for a puncture repair or a new tyre. Where as today you would probably take the puncture to a specialised tyre depot. Not the local garage.

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Dolomite engine with an 038 Car battery 12V 35 Ah Numax Battery fitted

This also applied to car batteries, if one failed we would fit the battery ourselves, this was my job as I was classed as the junior and was given all the small jobs around the garage including doing puncture repairs and sweeping up. The most popular cars that we serviced were the smaller cars such as the original Minis, Maxis and other smaller cars such as Rovers and Riley’s almost all were fitted with an 038 Car battery. We also repaired other makes which included Hillman’s and Triumph’s. One of my favourites was the Hillman Imp although they were always in the garage having repairs done to them, they had some inherent faults and also rusted badly.

One thing in common the 038 battery

All these cars had one thing in common, they nearly all were fitted with a Type 038 Triumph Car battery  , especially the later models. This was to be one of the most popular batteries ever and in my opinion it still is today. These cars are now classed as classic cars and we still sell a tremendous amount of these batteries.

Later on in the 1970,s this battery was used on many of the Vauxhall cars such as the Vauxhall Viva and a new higher amperage battery came out for some of the bigger engined cars the 015 battery. This 015 battery is exactly the same size as the 038 battery but has more power and the 038 Car battery  is often replaced by the 015 when a new battery is required. Other popular cars to have this battery fitted was the new range of Triumphs, such as the Spitfires and the Dolomites and Toledo’s most of which were fitted with an 038 Car battery or a 015 battery.

Many of these cars have still survived and are lovingly restored by their owners. In Summer you can often spot these cars out for run on a nice sunny day. We recently supplied an 038 Car battery to the owner of Triumph Dolomite and I took a picture of the Numax 038 Triumph Car battery sitting next to the engine, in the battery compartment. One of the other most popular cars that we supply batteries for are on the Triumph Spitfire. In my opinion this is still one of best looking cars on the road today.

038 car battery changes from premium to classic

    Many thanks Eric Roberts… 

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. Members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee.Hence, for all our work and parts. Selling, Cheap General Tyres online. So, from our website www.pellontyres.co.uk by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size.Offering, courtesy cars to local

038 Car battery

New Lucas Premium Car Battery fitted and ready to go.

motorists who need to go to work. Leaving their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station. Naturally, are members of Motor-codes.Carrying out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

096 Car batteries Online-Next working day delivery

096 Car batteries Online

The 096 Car batteries are one of the most popular batteries to fit cars here in the UK.

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This battery is longer in length than the other popular UK battery. The 075. The difference in fitting is that the 075 battery will fit mainly petrol driven cars. The 096 Car batteries, fit mainly diesel powered cars,

The batteries are heavier duty. Specifically, for the diesel engines, which will require more power (cold cranking amps), to start a diesel engine on a cold winters morning. Almost all battery manufacturers make the  batteries, as I have said it is perhaps the most common battery that we now use here in the UK.

096 Car batteries now come in two different heights. Because, one is what we call a low casing and the other is the 096, which has a tall casing. The low casing battery is 175 mm in height. The original and popular 096 Car batteries Online comes in at 190 mm height. Both  batteries are exactly the same length and width, which is length 278 mm and width 175 mm.

This is important because in some cases such as certain Vauxhall car models the   batteries will be too tall and so the 100 should be fitted. Models such as the Astra diesel and Corsa diesel come out on a 100 battery and that means that the 096 will, be too tall.

Popular batteries

Most battery manufacturers make the 096  batteries. These batteries can be easily bought online and shipped out to you by the next working day. 096 Car

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batteries are shipped out to most UK post codes and with a little care the battery can be easily fitted by a DIY car enthusiast.

If you live in the Halifax area of Yorkshire in the UK, then Pellon Auto Centre can fit the 096 Car batteries Online from their huge battery stock. The opening hours are listed on their website, www.pellonautocentre.com.

If you don’t live in the Yorkshire area then you can buy the battery online from their sister company www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk .

They sell 096 Car batteries made by many different battery companies. They recommend Lucas batteries and Varta batteries as well as their own brand Justbatteries. Finally, these are excellent products and well worth a try.

Eric Roberts

Classic Car Batteries

Car Starter Batteries-Online Sales on the Increase for Quality car batteries

Car Starter Batteries

Car Starter Batteries

Car Batteries Are Known as Car Starter Batteries

 So, when car owners think about buying a new battery for their vehicle. Many will go online to see whats on offer ! of course the modern battery that we now use on our cars are thought of as starter batteries. Consequently, these batteries are designed to give your vehicle short bursts of strong  electric power that starts the engine. Even on a freezing cold morning.

The only time that we think anything about our car starting. Of course, is when we turn our keys in the morning. Thus, the engine makes a terrible whirring sound before finally petering out ! its then that we realise that we are going to need a replacement battery.

Unfortunately, this  occurrence usually happens when we have to get up for work on a cold frosty morning. “Low and behold” when we turn the key and your engine will not start up. Usually this is when the panic sets in. So, thinking back a few days, we forget about the first tell tale signs of a dying battery ! that we missed before the old battery finally let us down.

Tell tale signs of a dying battery

Firstly, this was probably the time when you were out at the shops. So, your old battery took a couple of attempts to start your engine? Almost all of us car owners are guilty of doing this. In the time of the older type engines say pre-emission controls, (without fancy electrics and computers). We could tell that the battery was on its way out about a month before. Subsequently, your car would reluctantly,turn the engine over a few times. Hence,before eventually starting the vehicle. Of course, then the battery would eventually die. Eventually, giving you plenty of time to sort out another one.

This is certainly not the case these days ,because of all the fancy electronics on our cars. This is because of the amount of electronics that our modern cars have to have on board due to emission controls and the electrical source is needed for 24 hours, also things such as alarm systems and immobilizers put a 24 hr strain on the Car Starter Batteries. This does not give you time and your car battery fails you immediately. Usually at the wrong time and place when you least expect it to go.

This need not happen and can be avoided.

So, most good service Auto-centres will check out your battery when your vehicle is in for a service (as part of the service schedule) and report on its condition, but in my experience most customers take little notice and this eventually leads to dead Car Starter Batteries. This would have been avoided if the customer had fitted a new one when the service centre reported in the service report that the battery was on its last legs and needed changing. This scenario is a common occurrence and motorists tend only to buy a new ones as the last resort.

Car Starter Batteries

buying a battery is very easy, you can now buy car batteries online,

People who shop online can usually count on buying  cheap Car Battery Prices.The most important thing that you will have to do when ordering your new one, is to check the Part number of the one that you are replacing, it could be an 063 or a 075 or even a 096 and order the replacement Car Starter Batteries with the same part number .

You will see many makes advertised on the internet. Such as Quality Apollo Power Car Starter Batteries, Lucas and Varta, are all  brands of batteries that I would recommend. Once you know the car battery that you want simply order it online for “next day delivery”. If you have further problems you can contact the battery company on the phone for further advice. Please don’t forget that your battery contains acid that can damage your eyes and skin, if handled correctly it will be perfectly safe, you should always dispose of the old battery in an environmentally friendly way, either by taking it to a scrap yard or to your local refuge site.

About Eric Roberts

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Car Starter Batteries industry now for 40 years. 

BMW Minis Run Flat Tyres

Quality Apollopower Batteries-The Best Place To Find Good Quality new batteries

Quality Apollopower Batteries

Quality Car Batteries

The car industry is filled with plenty of players who offer a variety of Quality Car Batteries equipment and accessories.

Of course, you need to be quite careful when buying batteries online. Selecting the right company to deal with. So as to ensure that you get the best car battery for your vehicle. Importantly, focusing on working with experienced and reputable online companies.

Many car owners do realise that almost every part of the car can be repaired . Naturally, should their car happen to break down or wear out. The professionals in the industry have mastered the art of getting these parts to work again with the same proficiency.

Of course, it’s no secret that the engine is one of the most important sections of the car. This is because it is ideally the powerhouse that brings the entire car to life. This being the case, it is important that each and every component of the engine needs to be in the top condition. Your car battery is an example of an important component.

The car batteries store the power 

Important to realise that the battery not only starts the engine.  But to also power other gadgets installed in the car. Including the cars on-board computer. The market place is flooded with quite a number of cheap car batteries. Consequently, which you can buy and are easily installed in your car.

In addition to being affordable, the Quality Apollopower Batteries also happen to offer an exceptional performance. Of course, which sustains the functionality of the car. They have an exceptional longevity which is backed by a good warranty system.The manufacturers of the Quality Car Batteries such as Apollo Power Batteries have guaranteed that in as much as their products are cheaply priced.

Of course, this does not mean that they have compromised on the quality and performance of the batteries. The whole idea here is to provide a reliable supply of cheap car batteries. So, that will eventually give vehicle users a peace of mind. You can easily be able to buy a fully functional Quality Car Batteries at a cheap price.On the positive side,  you can spend the saved cash on other important items.

There are plenty of the Quality Car Batteries in stock hence you can be sure that you will easily find one that suits your car engine.

The professionals involved in the sale of the Quality Apollopower Batteries and Leisure Batteries happen to be quite conversant with the entire repair system of car parts. This means that you can also get additional assistance with your car performance as you buy the battery. Those are the benefits that are derived from working with a reputable company as they tend to offer an all round professional service. You can therefore look forward to making a great saving when you acquire a cheap and high quality 12 Volt Battery.

About Eric Roberts

Toyota Yaris Clutch Problem

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and tyre and Battery industry now for 40 years. Working for a couple of national tyre companies before starting my first business. Now owning a company here in the UK called Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre, and I am a keen blogger about anything to do with cars and their related products that will help my business.

Online Battery Sales-Vintage truck find on “Leisure Batteries” Delivery run

Online Battery Sales

Online Battery Sales; Surprise vintage car and truck photos taken while delivering some leisure batteries in Bordon.

This time, of the year.Hence, is very busy due to the amount of  leisure batteries that we sell in Online Battery Sales. So as soon as the caravan season starts in March. Then, we are inundated with orders for leisure batteries. Thus,  from all over the country.

We also sell many golf batteries and UPS batteries. As a result,  delivered  by couriers. This time of year. We have customers. That will buy more than one battery some buy up to three or four. Last

Online Battery Sales

Second vintage truck in the same garage when delivering some leisure batteries.

the week we sold twenty to thirty batteries in an area of Southern England. So I decided to do the delivery myself. Because these leisure batteries are very heavy weighing 23 kilos each.Sometimes get broken by the couriers if there is more than one.

I loaded the Online Battery Sales. Of course, with my sat-nav. I set off South at 4.30 am the next morning. Hence, the first six deliveries went well. But I got stuck on the seventh. The customer had bought two 100 amp Lucas leisure batteries. I went up and down the road in a town called Bordon, but could not find the address for the delivery of the batteries. I looked up and down the road, asked people in the local, but to no avail. Finally, I noticed a large house at the side of the road and decided to call in and ask. This was going to my final attempt, if I couldn’t find it now I would return back to Yorkshire and send it by courier, but I hate to give in.

 Online Battery Sales

I called in at the house and found that the back garden opened up into a huge parking area, with some tipper trucks parked up. The company were called Williams of Bordon Ltd, I got out of my van and poked my nose into a large garage (looking for a person) where they repaired their trucks and to my surprise saw some wonderful vintage trucks parked up in a line. A gentleman came out of an office building and I explained my position to him,(I also ran out of credits on my antiquated mobile phone). The people were very kind and helpful and the lady in the office rang my customer for the directions and

a very kind guy then showed me where the customer who wanted the Online Battery Sales, leisure batteries lived (I was only 200 yards away). They also allowed me to take a few pictures of their vintage car and trucks, that I have put on this blog.

I would like to thank the very kind people for their help it was most refreshing to see them helping a total stranger.

 Eric Roberts

 

Lawnmower Battery Care-Time to dig out and replace your old battery-Care advice

Lawnmower Battery Care

Lawnmower Battery Care; Your lawnmower battery probably didn’t make it through the Winter?

Another spring is here and its grass cutting time again. The temperatures are starting to get milder. But as I write this blog the rain’s been falling for the past 2 weeks. Hence, and its freezing again. You get home from work have to the central heating on to keep the house warm. So think about your poor  mower battery stuck in your shed or garage all winter.

Lawnmower Battery Care

Typical battery start-up  mower (looks a bit like Tony Blair?)

 

Your battery will have been well forgotten about. Thus, and is probably dead by now. The problem is that your grass is slowly growing. Therefore, and needs that regular cut. Get in the shed and dig out your lawnmower battery. Because, you know it makes sense. It might be one of the worst summers on record.Thus, my lawn has been growing for three weeks without a mow.Naturally, it’s four inches long now and getting out of control.(at least, I have got a new battery, ready for the first sunny dry day to attack my grass)

Now you have dug the mower out you try starting it. Here goes? A few puffs of smoke and bangs. As expected, the old one is cold and frozen all winter and is totally dead. Yes, you shout! I can watch the match now, I have an excuse. “Sorry dear but the mower battery is dead”,”ill put it on charge and cut the grass in the morning”. You’ve always got an excuse she says and goes to see her daughter down the road while you open a glass of beer and watch the match,”perfect”.

Lawnmower Battery Care

This is how it goes for 90% of the guys, cutting grass is just another chore thrown at us by our wife’s. The gardeners are the ones who take their mower battery off their machine before the Winter arrives and charges the mower battery up to make sure it makes it through the winter. In my opinion, if the old one is more than two yeas old then it should be changed at the beginning of the new grass growing season in the spring and is not worth keeping or charging and needs to be replaced. Remember though if you throw away the old one and make sure that you write down the part numbers and letters so that you can order the exact same size for the next spring.

If you are like the first guy and do not like gardening then the easiest thing to do is to through the old one away and buy a new one. Your Electric Lawn Mowers battery can be bought online and batteriesontheweb store on e-bay carry a good selection, but it is important to write down the numbers and letters on your old lawnmower battery and get the correct one. You will find plenty of cheap batteries

Your lawnmower battery should be changed at regular intervals

Lawnmower Battery Care

A popular 896 Ride on Lawn Mowers battery

online, and all are good quality. You can buy lawnmower batteries with a next day delivery online. Most normal lawnmower batteries come with a 5 amp battery, or ride on mowers have a 24 amp battery and 32 amp batteries.

 Eric Roberts

 

 

Car Battery Handling-Take Care when you handle your “CAR BATTERIES”

Post Updated 23rd Dec 2013

Take care when Car Battery Handling

Let me first say that in 40 years of selling car batteries. Both to the public also in my garage environment and now we sellbatteries online. Consequently, I have never (touch wood) seen a single accident.Of course, apart from the holes that appear in my staffs work wear. Long ago we did not wear any protective clothing when filling and charging batteries. Although we were aware of the problems that could have occurred.

These days with the advent of “health and safety”. Naturally, we take all precautions to protect our staff. I feel that I should point out a few things when Car Battery Handling. So, we wear full protective gowns with gloves. Including, goggles whenever we are charging batteries.Training all the staff in the procedures and first aid. This is important to us because we handle thousands of batteries a year.

Most people who have a 12 Volt car Battery delivered. Firstly will receive the new battery in a well packed box packed. Including, some kind of protective filling we at batteriesontheweb use polystyrene and cardboard box for this purpose , (after a few years of experimenting we find that this is the best medium to use).

When the battery is unpacked

So, you will find that it is protected with a polythene bag, sometimes when the weather is cold the plastic bag can be slightly wet this is only condensation and the battery will be fine after a wipe down with a damp old piece of cloth, just remove the bag carefully and check if the battery is the one you ordered.

Please do not smoke or have any naked flames anything near when Car Battery Handling, this because Leisure Batteries give off a gas that is explosive and dangerous. When Car Battery Handling I would recommend that the unpacking is done outside or in your garage, if you must unpack in the house please put something down (old newspapers should be fine) to lift the battery onto the paper to protect your furnishings from any dried acid on the battery, lead acid will destroy clothing and furnishings and could burn the skin,(if possible wear latex gloves when handling) and certainly wash your hands thoroughly after handling. All these things are common sense just remember that the batteries need handling with care, please do not be alarmed by this advise as it is just common sense and as I have said earlier.

Car Battery Handling  can be very heavy ? Test the weight before you attempt

To lift.

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Eric Roberts

Van Wheel Alignment Including Suspension

Hi I would like to introduce myself. I have worked in the Garage and Battery industry now for 40 years.