HF battery maintainer


Technical information and Q&A applicable to all years and models of Goldwings
  • Sponsored Links
flash1942
Posts: 129
Joined: Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:37 pm
Location: Midwest
Motorcycle: '84 Aspencade

HF battery maintainer

Postby 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?



harvey01
Posts: 629
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 7:14 pm
Location: Henrico, Virginia
Motorcycle: 2004 GL1800

Re: HF battery maintainer

Postby 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.
harvey
Ride Safe and Ride Often

User avatar
dingdong
Posts: 2864
Joined: Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:35 am
Location: Oklahoma City
Motorcycle: 1976 gl1000
1993 gl1500
2004 NRX1800 Rune

Re: HF battery maintainer

Postby 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.

Tom
Tom

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

User avatar
WingAdmin
Site Admin
Posts: 17047
Joined: Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:16 pm
Location: Strongsville, OH
Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
1982 GL1100A Aspencade (sold)
1989 PC800 (wife's!)
1998 XV250 Virago (sold)
2007 Aspen Sentry Trailer

Re: HF battery maintainer

Postby 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.

User avatar
Right Winger
Posts: 278
Joined: Sun Nov 15, 2009 6:46 pm
Location: Pittsburgh
Motorcycle: 85 ltd
84aspy

Re: HF battery maintainer

Postby 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




Return to “Tech Talk”




Who is online

Users browsing this forum: spiralout and 2 guests