Ask the Experts: Battery Performance and Longevity

Ask experts Macleod

 

Having reliable electricity on a cruising sailboat is a forever-challenge. I have known Bill Milne of Natural Marine Products for a number of years and have used many of his products on my boat. The main reason is that Bill has the research to back up his product’s claims.

I met with Bill to talk about how boaters can get better performance and longevity from their marine batteries. This video is a record that discussion. The US Patent approval refers to Battery Equaliser as a “lead-acid battery electrolyte fluid solution additive.”

After the interview I used the additive as part of my winterizing process. Included in the video are both 2013 and 2014 (before and after) readings for my 2-deep cycle batteries.

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You can contact Bill at: alexmiln@idirect.com

As always, we welcome your questions for the experts and your comments. 

For Canadian Yachting Magazine and InformedBoater.com

Rob MacLeod  Stay Informed


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