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Re: Battery type
« Reply #15 on: 03.03. 2013 08:21 »
Gavinoz

Sorry but I'm far far away from my BSA at present and do not have the model # of the cyclon battery

I do know that each one was  6v 5Ah and i have them wired in parallel

I got the dummy case from Paul Goffs site as mentioned by metalflake but sourced the batteries locally.
They're the same battery as fitted to the emergency lighting fixtures on board a ship I work on.


They fit in the dummy case snugly and needing minimal packing to eliminate any wobble/shaking.

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Re: Battery type
« Reply #16 on: 03.03. 2013 08:51 »
Thanks Scotty, bon voyage, i'll work it out, probably different inventory nos. in different countries anyway,

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Re: Battery type
« Reply #17 on: 04.03. 2013 15:05 »
Not sure if this is any help but I use two 6 volt 5ah cyclon batteries wired in series to get 6 volt 10ah. They fit very nicely in the dummy box and can be wired for 12volt if required.


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Re: Battery type
« Reply #18 on: 04.03. 2013 15:23 »
Thanks.
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Re: Battery type
« Reply #19 on: 04.03. 2013 16:56 »
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I use two 6 volt 5ah cyclon batteries wired in series to get 6 volt 10ah.

Would that be paralell, I think in series you get 12volt 5 amp
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Re: Battery type
« Reply #20 on: 04.03. 2013 19:51 »
Yes you're correct bill. 6volt 10 ah in parallel 12volt 5ah in series.

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Re: Battery type
« Reply #21 on: 17.03. 2013 11:53 »
If you use your bike daily , it is not such a problem but if you use it infrequently then you really should use a Pressure Valve Regulated , Absorbent Glass Matt battery (PRV AGM ) and for our bone shakers , spiral would cells are even better.
Cyclons are the only battery that ticks all the boxes.
If you use it regularly then Scorpions ( or simiar ) will do.
Now here is the big trick.
Wire a plug to your battery so that you can paint over the connections leaving them corrosion free for ever.
Other members used to call me a liar when I turned the headlamp on & told them it was a standard set up , with a standard globe & running 6 V.
The difference was that the globe actually got a full 6 V ( 7 V when running ) because all of the contacts were clean.
There was a bod at one of the ABR's rubbishing the "Prince of Darkness" over his dull headlamp.
He had a 12 V A65 & when we measured the voltage at the globe it was 4.5V .
He lost over 2 V at the filthy corroded battery terminals before we got into the wiring proper.
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Re: Battery type
« Reply #22 on: 17.03. 2013 14:58 »
I put a 6v 13 amp hour modern battery in a fake case on my 55 GF. I bought it here:
http://www.norbsa02.freeuk.com/goffybatteries.htm

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