6V Battery Charge Time

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6V Battery Charge Time

Postby Marion(57 Loboy) » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:37 pm

I always park my Loboy the same way. Park it...turn off the fuel...let it die...turn off the ignition.

Well, it seems the last time I parked it I didn't turn the ignition off, and the battery was completely dead yesterday.

I used a 12V charger on the 2AMP setting just to get it running using the hand crank, and it fired right up.

My question is, how long will it take to charge the battery just letting the cub sit there and purr at 3/4 throttle?

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Re: 6V Battery Charge Time

Postby Boss Hog » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:47 pm

It realy needs to run for an hour or 2 all depending on the condition of your charging system.
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Re: 6V Battery Charge Time

Postby Don McCombs » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:56 pm

Go for a nice, long ride. :D
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Marion(57 Loboy)
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Tractors Owned: 1957 International Cub Loboy; C-3 finish mower; L-54 blade; L-F194 plow incl coulter and jointer;L-38 disk harrow. Leinbach FH back blade.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Canton, Ohio

Re: 6V Battery Charge Time

Postby Marion(57 Loboy) » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:23 pm

I let it run for 45 minutes and then shut it down...we'll see. Thanks guys!


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