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What type of batteries are you using?

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Thought this would be incredibly valuable information for anyone thinking of using Gel type batteries.

"A downside to gel batteries is that there is a maximum charging voltage of 14.1 volts."

Just read it on this page here.
I was thinking of using gel type batteries too, but considering the voltage of my charger with an open circuit is about 15 to 16 volts, this would probably shorten the gel battery life incredibly.
Having learnt that you can only charge gel batteries at a maximum of 14.1 volts means I won't be using gel batteries. I think it'll be floodies all the way.
Thank heavens I found that article as I have a quote on the way for gel batteries and am getting ready to purchase!
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