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Old 11-01-2012, 09:24 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by ignatz72 View Post
A few posts above make me think clarification is needed here - Gel and AGM batteries are not the same thing. They are similar Valve Regulated Lead-Acid technology, but the electrolytes completely different. They do have similar pros and cons.

You can use a regular Deltran Battery Tender on an AGM, you should not use these on a BMW or other Gel. Etc., etc.

It's like saying a biodiesel wagon and a gas car are both road vehicles, since neither is a train, but you shouldn't swap the fuels around.
You are absolutely correct. Mine was an AGM that failed. It was not a Gel.
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