Trickle Chargers?

Carolinaboy

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Has anybody used one? I want to put one on my boat I can only come over to my parent's and use it 1-2 days a week. So I just want to make sure it has a good charge when I drive all the way over to their house and realize the battery is dead.

So have y'all used a Trickle charge before? I've never used one before

Here's one I found for $27 :dunno:

http://www.amazon.com/Battery-Tende...05464842&sr=8-1&dropdown-selection=jimntsjqtp
 

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I swear by them on all of our small barltteries (4wheelers,mower, motorcycles). That junior is really for a smaller battery like those, I would go for the regular battery tender. They are a bit more, but would probably would be happier charging a bigger battery. Also we have 2 from napa which work very well and were only $20 on sale so watch there too
 

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I say get one, I used to have several of them that were on my equipment running while I would be gone for months on a ship. They work and are worth the money.
 

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I'd recommend one for any battery that is left idle for long periods. No doubt they have saved my boat batteries (and $$$) over the years.
 

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I use them on the Jetski's batteries. They keep them charged the enter off season, which is about 8 months. They start right up, first try. We have done this for 3 years now, with no battery problems. :thumbs:
 

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CTEK is supposed to be a really good battery tender as well as battery conditioner. I was considering getting one myself.

Nice, those are a little on the Expensive side but I have heard great things about them

I have two of them. I keep one on the boat battery and one on the golf cart battery. It's very worth $20 to have your batteries maintained. I have two of these: http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_02871219000P?prdNo=7&blockNo=7&blockType=L7

Thanks, I think I might pick one of those up for sure. That is a great price too. I have two batteries so I might get two and then go from there. I will just run a extension line to the dock and keep em' hooked up

I seen that they have solar powered chargers as well and Harbor Frieght has them cheap.

I've really been looking at those too! The boat sits out in the sun 100% of the time
 

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