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  • Stuart Cracraft
    Yes -- I realize that but if something isn t working, you don t just keep pursuing the same policy. Improvise a little. You might get lucky.
    Message 1 of 44 , Aug 1, 2004
      Yes -- I realize that but if something isn't working, you don't just keep
      pursuing
      the same policy.

      Improvise a little. You might get lucky.

      At 01:31 PM 8/1/2004, you wrote:
      > > I'll try to go to a once per 2 week usage, otherwise take the
      >battery out.>
      >--------------------------------
      >Leave the battery on charge.
      >Some folks are confused by the message:
      >"Charged"
      >Keep Charging"
      >
      >It is not a bug, at least in the beginning it wasn't.
      >It is a prompt to the user:
      >"although the battery is now fully charged, we highly recommend
      >that you leave the battery connected to keep it topped off."
      >
      >FWIW
      >
      >WB
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "Stuart Cracraft" <cracraft@...>
      >To: <RoboMower@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2004 12:30 PM
      >Subject: [RoboMower] Re: battery
      >
      >
      > > Hi -- model is RL800. Purchased October of 2003. Looks like I'm
      >coming up
      > > on the limit of
      > > the warranty in a couple months.
      > >
      > > I went back into the garage this morning, vacumned out the
      >battery
      > > compartment of grass,
      > > plugged the whole unit without battery back in, it went to
      >charging and
      > > started talking, then
      > > put the battery in, LCD displayed stayed as "...charging..."
      >and I've left
      > > and things have
      > > been quiet. I'll be using the unit as soon as it gets to full
      >charge and
      > > we'll see what happens.
      > >
      > > I'll try to go to a once per 2 week usage, otherwise take the
      >battery out.
      > >
      > > Thanks again,
      > > Stuart
      > >
      > >
      > > >What is your model #? How old is it? - 11 months? Is it 800?
      >It has some
      > > >sort of a bug that can require main board replacement I
      >understand. Check if
      > > >it's still under warranty. Battery is warranted for 1 year
      >while the mower
      > > >is for 2 years.
      > > >
      > > >If you have 500 or 550, did you buy it from a close out store
      >or dealer?
      > > >This can help us determine what's cooking. If you bought it
      >from an
      > > >unauthorized source, you may have an outdated unit, and
      >battery may not have
      > > >been stored/recharged periodically while it was stored - this
      >can explain
      > > >your problem.
      > > >
      > > >Don't know perhpas the batteries must be used more often than
      >you have (once
      > > >every 3 weeks) to maintain their peak performance? Unlikely,
      >but possible.
      > > >I'd say that it probably doesn't matter too much.
      > > >
      > > >Many of us on this group who have had their RM for 3+ years
      >report 3.5-4
      > > >hours mowing times. My two batteries that I use at least once
      >a week (will
      > > >be using more in my newer house on a much bigger yard) are 3+
      >years old and
      > > >are going strong with 3.5-4 hours all the time. I keep them on
      >the fast
      > > >recharger and recharge them all the time.
      > > >
      > > >Sincerely,
      > > >
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    • Stuart Cracraft
      Need a battery with frame for an RL800. Does anyone know where to get one? Thanks.
      Message 44 of 44 , Apr 6, 2010
        Need a battery with frame for an RL800.

        Does anyone know where to get one?

        Thanks.
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