It's not ready until the button on the end is brown. Also check the yellow patch. That shows where it sat on the ground. More is better and if there is a little tinge of ornge to it, that's even better.
2015 Seaark 1872 MV CC Etec-90
Two Helix 12 CHIRP SI's, , MinnKota Riptide ST80/i-pilot Link, Bob's Hydraulic
2018 Robalo R180 CC, Yamaha 115
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