Can You Leave Marine Batteries in a Boat Over Winter?

When summer and fall boating season is unfortunately over, many owners will say goodbye to their boats for the winter. During storage, its important to know the do’s and don’ts of storing boat batteries in winter and charging them in winter. Storage for boat batteries doesn’t have to be daunting,…

How to Build the Best Overland Battery Setup

There’s nothing like the thrill of leaving the pavement behind and exploring the wild while still enjoying the comforts of your overland rig. But while overlanding may be a thrill, dealing with the rig’s power system isn’t most people’s idea of a good time. However, the right overland battery setup…

Should You Put Batteries in the Freezer? Temperature Effects on Stored Batteries

Most of us have heard this famous myth at one point or another: If you store your batteries in the freezer, they’ll last longer. But is there any truth to this common battery folklore? Or are you taking up precious freezer space for no reason? Here at Battle Born Batteries,…

How Are Lithium Batteries Made?

If you’re wondering how lithium batteries are made, you probably already know that they basically run our entire world. These energy-dense little pods pack a punch, and they power everything from our smartphones to our electric vehicles. If we didn’t have lithium batteries, we would spend much more time tethered…

How Do Rechargeable Lithium Batteries Work and How Many Times Can You Recharge Them?

Welcome to the wonderful world of rechargeable lithium batteries. They’re energy-dense, compact, and have completely transformed our world. Without them, laptops wouldn’t be portable, smartphones wouldn’t fit in your pocket, and electric vehicles would be far less advanced.  But how do rechargeable lithium batteries actually work? Here at Battle Born…

What Is an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) Battery?

We get it–the thing you’re most concerned about when it comes to your battery is that it gives you the power you need. But understanding the different types can be crucial to selecting the right one to keep you powered up and on the go. While you may be somewhat…

The Dangers of Building Your Own DIY Lithium Battery Pack

With so much information on the web, more people are trying to build their own DIY lithium batteries. After all, lithium batteries can be expensive, and it can be cheaper to build your own. But regardless of why people do it, it can be extremely dangerous to build your own…

What is a Group 24 Battery?

Even the basics of dealing with larger batteries like those found in RVs and boats can feel daunting if you’re not familiar with them. It can seem like there’s a lot to consider–style, capacity, voltage, and, of course, the battery’s group size. But what exactly does group size mean? And…

What Is Peukert’s Law and What Is Its Effect on Batteries?

Have you ever wondered why your batteries don’t last quite as long as you hoped when using large loads? If you have lead-acid batteries, it’s common for them to only put out a percentage of the energy they’re storing in this scenario. Part of the reason for this is something…