Battery Jump Box ? Is this any good


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Battery Jump Box ? Is this any good

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Over the years I have bought / been gifted near 5 portable battery jump boxes. Each once when new jumped cars trucks motorcycles lawn mowers.

However each failed dead in less than a year ...

I seen Battery Tender now markets one and was hoping to have some inputs from the group before buying one.

https://wingstuff.com/mm5/graphics/0000 ... Manual.pdf


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I have a similar unit that I bought from Costco a couple of years ago.
It has started my truck and several cars easily over the last few years.
If that one comes from Deltran/Battery Tender Jr, it most certainly a
good one. They only sell high quality stuff.
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1st off, I am a Total Believer in Battery Tender products, I have six of them.
One on every battery we have in service, RV trailer, cars, truck, 2 bikes, Zero Turn mower, etc.

But, I have a bit of difficulty in believing that the provided small jumper cables will be able to provide more than about 10-15 amps.

most starters pull ~200-300 amps when the solenoid first clicks ON.
those little wires will not provide anywhere close to that much current.

however, used like it is intended, jumper the battery, leave it alone for 15 to 30 minutes, and the car/truck battery will get hot enough to start the vehicle.

for a bike, that unit will get you going in about 10 minutes.
let it charge the battery first.
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You can save a few bucks, especially if you have Prime, from Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Battery-Tender-S ... th=1&psc=1
Find This Item on Amazon:
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800 vs 1000
Amazon has 1000 at 94


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