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Battery Charger's

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What brand of on board battery charger's have you guys had good luck with, I need a new one, my 3 year old $409.00 dollar charger went out with no warranty left. frown.gif I need a 3 bank and prefer a 30 amp unit. Thanks for any comments.

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the minnkota chargers have a rebate on them right now, the 30 amp is a $45 rebate. 3 year warrenty on em. just bought a 2 bank and it sure seems like a solid unit.

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I have the MinnKota 3 bank charger. I'd suggest you purchase the lowest ampere trical charge, preferably 2amps or whatever it's called. The lower the amp, the better charge your battery will get. It will take a little longer to charge, but well worth it to save money on getting new batteries.

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Do a search in this forum and the boat & motors forum. This topic has come up a couple of times already this year with lot's of good information in them.

If it were me I'd buy a 3 Bank Dual Pro Charger.

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