HF battery maintainer

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HF battery maintainer

Post by flash1942 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:44 pm

i noticed that HF has started advertising a battery maintainer unlike their float charger of the past. It's item # 61911. Has anybody used this product?

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Re: HF battery maintainer

Post by harvey01 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:03 pm

I will stick to my Deltran Battery Tender. They have worked well for me and my batteries.
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Re: HF battery maintainer

Post by dingdong » Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:19 am

There have been numerous "maintainers" mentioned here with only the Deltran getting an overall high rating. Most others either don't last long or don't work properly from day one. However I know nothing of the HF maintainer. I don't think I will be the guinea pig though. Batteries are to expensive.


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Re: HF battery maintainer

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:26 am

I've sacrificed two expensive batteries to Harbor Freight battery maintainers, and will not be doing so again. Deltran Battery Tenders have served me very well. I have quite a few batteries that have been on them 24/7 for years, and are still operating like new.

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Re: HF battery maintainer

Post by Right Winger » Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:05 pm

I also have a battery tender . I use it 24/7 for years now never skipped a beat worth every dime I paid for it . I use it on car batterys and all my bikes batteries . I rotate them about weekly or when ever I think about it . I have even used it to charge batteries from dead . Don't think a HF can match that :P

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