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Old 10-14-2013, 08:36 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rochepoint View Post
Here is what the Freedom 20 manual says:

Advanced AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) Batteries
This battery is lead acid but maintenance-free. The performance is similar
to gel cell batteries. The charge parameters are similar to wet cell batteries.
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Originally Posted by ranger42c View Post
Our charger is old enough to only have two settings: lead-acid and gel. The manual says to use the lead-acid setting for AGMs.

-Chris
All-righty-then, wet cell settings it will be. Thanks guys

So, to tie a nice tidy bow around my understanding of this (don't get your hopes up!) the AGM's fast charge rate is it's ability to absorb a charge faster, not as a function of the charger 'pushing' a higher load into it...right?
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