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It May Not Be Too Late To Save Your Battery

Posted by Battery Tender | January 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

It May Not Be To Late To Save Your Battery

The best way to keep your battery healthy in cold conditions is to keep it maintained with a smart charger
until it’s time to take your vehicle out for the first drive of the year. However, if you forgot to plug your battery charger into your battery prior to winter it may not be too late.

Disconnecting your battery from the vehicle will not be enough to keep your battery from losing its charge, that’s why a smart charger is required to protect your vehicle’s battery.

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Engineering Corner: Batteries Are Constantly Going Dead

Posted by Battery Tender | January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Batteries Are Constantly Going Dead But They Don't Need To

Batteries are constantly going dead from vehicles with newer electronics or ones that are only being driven every few days... so naturally most people will assume that if they disconnect the battery from the vehicle that the drain on the battery will stop.

While speaking with our Engineering department and technical writer Dan Williams he was able to clear up the common assumptions that lead to battery pitfalls.

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Battery Tender 2017 Community Involvement

Posted by Battery Tender | December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Battery Tender 2017 Giving Season

Deltran works with many charities and foundations throughout the year. We take great pride in giving back to those who need it most; either through donating our time, products for raffles, silent auctions, and monetary donations. We know how important community is and we do our part to help those in need in as many ways as we can.

Below are some notable organizations that we believe in and support. These groups do great work and we encourage you to support them too.

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Battery Tender 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Battery Tender | December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Blog Header Image: Battery Tender 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Every year, our team puts together a list of cool gifts that we think the community of Battery Tender owners would appreciate. We've found some really exciting items this year.

Please let us know what new toys or services you think other Battery Tender owners might appreciate in the comments below or let us know on social media.

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The Number One Question About Storing RVs In Winter

Posted by Battery Tender | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: The Number One Question About Storing RVs In Winter

When we attend tradeshows we are frequently asked the same questions over and over. One of the top ten is “when we store our RV or boat for the winter the batteries are usually dead in the spring even though our Inverter/charger has been plugged in?” Just for the record an Inverter changes DC battery voltage into AC line voltage.

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5 Reasons To Use a 4 Amp Power Tender For Battery Maintenance

Posted by Battery Tender | November 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Blog Header Image: Race Corner: 5 Reasons To Use a 4 Amp Power Tender For Battery Maintenance

The Power Tender 4 Amp is quickly becoming one of our most popular chargers because of its versatility and power. It can charge 12V and 6V Lead Acid batteries and 12V lithium batteries. This SuperSmart Battery Charger® can charge and maintain RVs, pickup trucks, cars, small boats, ATV, and motorcycles while they are not in use or while in storage.

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Race Corner: 2017 Battery Tender MX5 Cup Update

Posted by Battery Tender | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Race Corner: 2017 MX-5 Cup Season Update

The Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires had an Exciting Season to say the least! Over 2,000 passes were made throughout the season for position! Patrick Gallagher took home not only 8 victories this season but a $200,000 Mazda Scholarship! He didn’t stop there.

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5 Simple Tips For Winterizing Your Vehicle

Posted by Battery Tender | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: 5 Tips For Winterizing Your Vehicle

The warm days of summer have passed. The weather is cooling down and leaves have started to change color and drop to the ground. It’ll be too cold to ride your motorcycle or sleep in your RV soon, which means that it’s time to winterize.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Those wise words come from Ben Franklin. Winterizing your vehicles is prevention that can

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Should I Put My Battery On A Piece Of Wood During Storage Or Charging? 

Posted by Battery Tender | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blog Header Image: Should I Charge or Store A Battry On A Wood Surface?

Leaving a car battery on a concrete floor won't do anything abnormal to affect the charge.

The belief stems from an outdated set of circumstances that no longer exist. Once upon a time, battery casings were made from more porous materials - tarred wood, rubber, etc. - which were susceptible to degrading after exposure to the moisture coming from unsealed concrete. As the casing degraded, battery

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Preparing For Severe Weather Can Be Stressful Enough

Posted by Battery Tender | October 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

Blog Header Image: Preparing For Severe Weather Can Be Stressful Enough

Preparing for severe weather can be stressful enough. The last thing on anyone’s mind is the status of their battery; but it shouldn’t be. Preventing a dead battery and making sure your battery is in peak condition can ensure that you’ll be able to evacuate without any delays should you need to go in a hurry.

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