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    Is this a good battery charger for deep cycle?

    Found this at local pawn shop for $10 and it has a deep cycle setting so I was wondering if you guys think this would be ok to charge deep cycle batteries like Kinetik, etc.



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    100 amp engine start helps start stubborn motors
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    Battery Type Selector ensures full charge for deep cycle and normal batteries
    Charges 6 & 12 volt maintenance free and deep cycle batteries used in cars, trucks, farm equipment, RV and commecrial applications
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    Re: Is this a good battery charger for deep cycle?

    thats a standard wetcell battery charger
    you wasted 10bux lol
    if you looking for a BUDGET agm approved charger/maintainer go to a harbor freight and buy their unit its 1/2amp so itll take awhile to charge a battery up
    but it NEVER goes above 14v and flaots them around 13.8s normal price is like 10 bux
    and they are on sale constantly for around 6 bux




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    Re: Is this a good battery charger for deep cycle?

    LOL dammit I thought I could kill two birds with one stone. I just used it last night to charge the (standard type wet cell) battery on my custom car that sits in the garage over winter (so it tends to go dead hella fast). This morning the green light was on (on the charger) and the battery was fully charged. Guess I'll just keep it for that then...

    I'll go check out that HF charger - thx.




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    Re: Is this a good battery charger for deep cycle?

    Hey the one I found on HF had many bad reviews and alot of complaints of overcharging voltages, etc...

    Is there any other chargers out there that would safely work with deep cycle agm batteries like Kinetic, etc? I am hoping to spend no more than $40 or so...




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    Re: Is this a good battery charger for deep cycle?

    Well after much researching I discovered that the nice looking Schumacher chargers are not good for deep cycle / agm and that the Battery Tender Plus is what works best (well for something way under $100). Honestly, I really liked the Schumacher chargers - they look very sleek and got a digital display, etc. BUT waaay too many bad stories of them going over 15V on deep cycle, etc.

    Guess I will get the Battery Tender Plus for my Kinetics that I will soon be getting




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