Pocket Power: Best Features of Lithium-Ion Battery Boosters

Every device today seems to have a battery. That statement isn’t an exaggeration either. In fact, items that don’t appear to have batteries will hide something within a printed circuit board or other component. Discovering dead batteries, from your laptop to a garaged vehicle, is frustrating. You need to jump start those batteries as soon […]

How to Charge a Car Battery Without a Charger

A majority of people know that a car battery is constantly charged by the vehicle’s electrical system. There’s really no reason to pull the battery out for any other purpose. However, car batteries are also used for other purposes outside of a standard vehicle. Knowing how to charge the battery without a charger is the […]

Cold Weather is Here: Winterizing Golf-Cart Batteries

Golf carts zoom about properties across the nation, from gated communities to the actual golf course. They’re perfectly sized for those short trips. As the weather gets colder, however, it’s time to put those small vehicles away. Winterize your golf-cart batteries with help from the experts. It should work like a dream with the right […]

How to Safely Charge a Deep-Cycle Battery

Deep cycle batteries are unique power sources for marine applications. They’re designed to be discharged down to practically no power at all, and then you can charge them back up to a brand-new state. There’s a lot of science that goes into charging a battery so learning how to safely complete this task is paramount. […]

Spare Batteries? Store Them Like a Pro

Being tethered to a hard wire in this day and age isn’t what consumers want. In fact, most items are battery powered so that mobile applications are inherent to the product. From cellphones to golf carts, batteries are in nearly every device. What if you need to store them? Follow these battery storage tips so […]

Winter is Coming: Prepare Your Marine Battery Now

Glistening water with a blue sky is a dream day out on a lake or ocean. You enjoy the great outdoors, but winter’s fury is just around the corner, so now is the time to get ready Whether you’re an experienced captain or new to the boating scene, most vessels are docked or hauled before […]

Dead Battery? How to Replace Your Car Battery

It doesn’t matter if you got your call last week or 10 years ago –  there’s a battery servicing that engine. It provides enough power for your car’s engine to turn over and roar into life. At some point, the battery will decline and stop working (due to old age, cold weather etc.). Replacing the battery […]

How Much ARE Golf Cart Batteries Anyway?

A battery for your car might average $100, but how does that compare to golf cart batteries? So many factors come into play – lifespan, warranties, quality, chemistry. Learn more about the cost and why it’s set within certain ranges – then there won’t be any surprises down the road as a result. The Bottom Line According […]

Is AGM or Gel Better for You?

In the world of battery technologies, the AGM vs. Gel debate is always an interesting one. First, let’s go back to the beginning and understand what we’re dealing with. VRLA Valve Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries, also known as sealed lead-acid batteries, has two subtypes: AGM and Gel. The AGM, or absorbed glass mat batteries, use a technology in […]

The Pros and Cons: Electric vs. Gas Powered Lawn Mowers

It is a question as old as time. The electric mower or the gas-powered mower? There are pros and cons to both, however, the answer to which one is better lies with you! Electric Mower Pros Quiet Low maintenance Great for small lawns Lightweight so anyone can use it Easy to start Environmentally friendly Cons […]

Do You Know These Bizarre Golf Rules?

Golf. It’s the summer past time just about everyone can find a way to enjoy. From being the sport of choice for some of the world’s most powerful leaders to those who like to take along and drive the cart, golf has become much more than a hobby. It has become the catalyst that brokered major […]

Battery 101: How To Maintain Marine Batteries in the Offseason

Batteries not cared for, especially when not in use, are batteries wasted. They need to be maintained, cleaned, and kept charged. (This goes for all types of batteries, not just marine batteries.) Batteries that aren’t kept cleaned and maintained, end up with sulfated plates. Sulfation happens when a battery is starved of a full charge. Here are some […]