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Replacement batteries for Solar Chargers

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We often get asked about replacement batteries for Gallagher's solar chargers. Below you will find which battery you will need with the corresponding charger.  Gallagher S10: 6 V 4 Ah  Gallagher S16: 6 V 4 Ah Gallagher S17: 6 V 7 AMP Gallagher S20: 12 V 5 AMP Gallagher S50: 12 V 12 AMP   Visit the batteries section on our page.       

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Keeping Deer Out!

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Deer are strong animals that tend to strike at night - so do not get the S10, S17, S22, or S50. These energizers are great but they are not meant for keeping deer away. The chargers have a day/night sensor - so at night time, the pulse rate drops to conserve battery life.  You will need an energizer that can put out at least 1 joule of energy. It's okay if it's slightly under a joule.  We recommend the following products for keeping deer out: Fencing: Consider getting Turbo Tape. It's visible, so deer can see it, and it's WAY MORE...

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What size battery do I get for my B100/B200/B300?

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A Group 24 12V deep cycle marine battery. Group 24 – This indicates the physical dimensions of the battery. All group 24 batteries will be the same. The size is 11.13” x 6.60” x 9.06” (LxWxH) and this will fit in the bottom casing of the energizer. Deep cycle batteries can be discharged to a low level and be charged back up several times over. This is important at night time or cloudy days when the energizer is working strictly off the battery and won’t recharge until the sun comes out. They are measured by an amp hour (Ah) rating. For a B100, you...

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Electric Fencing for Rotational Grazing

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Owning livestock and ensuring for its proper care can be quite expensive. Not only is the care expensive, but the long term impact can be a vital key in the profitability of your herd, be it livestock for beef, for milk, or simply for hobby. For those who have the property to properly house their cattle ensuring that they are securely kept in a pasture, capable of providing adequate feed is a must to being cost efficient.  One of the best ways to save is by the proper use of rotational grazing.  The practice of rotational grazing first grew in popularity...

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Solar Powered Fencing

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Livestock containment is a constant concern for farmers, ranchers, and livestock hobbyists around the world.  Making sure that you have a secure containment system for the animals in your herd that is also cost effective is of the utmost importance to your financial bottom line.  Electric fence is one of the most common containment systems; while it does not have a high cost in its most conventional construction it can be even more cost effective when you use solar powered chargers.  But cost is not the only concern when you are looking at charging your electric fence, being versatile for your...

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