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Just a quick question is it ok to use a battery tender on a gel battery?
 

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I do. I never heard that you couldn't. All the GL1500 rider that I know that have put the Compufire Alternators in have switched to the sealed batteries and use a trickle charger during the winter.
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Used one on my 98 GL1500 which had a gel battery for 8 years without a problem
 

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thanks for the info,this is my first gel battery and did not know if it was ok to use the tender or not.
 

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A battery tender has such a slow rate of charege that it should be fine on any 12v battery. I've used one for years, but don't have a gel battery either. I would consider one if and when my battery goes pffft.
 

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not sure, but isn't charging a gel battery at a slower rate preferred over a high amp fast charge?
 
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