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Old 11 December 2015, 12:22   #11
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Whimps.....take the 50 quid for the overpriced charger and put it towards a floatation suit and get out boating, keeps batts charged no problem
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Old 11 December 2015, 12:46   #12
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Whimps.....take the 50 quid for the overpriced charger and put it towards a floatation suit and get out boating, keeps batts charged no problem

Ah you Greenock men are just so hard!!


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Old 11 December 2015, 12:59   #13
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With the old guard on this halfords 20 6v & 12v hi/low charge. Charge up before the season or when volt meter shows low volts never had problems.
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Old 11 December 2015, 19:42   #14
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Whimps.....take the 50 quid for the overpriced charger and put it towards a floatation suit and get out boating, keeps batts charged no problem

I like the theory but baby from hell limits that option a bit!
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Old 12 December 2015, 08:38   #15
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Ive got one of the halfords "does everything" charger and it's been fine for the last 7 or 8 years.

I put it on for a couple of days a month.
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Old 12 December 2015, 19:50   #16
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Ive got one of the halfords "does everything" charger and it's been fine for the last 7 or 8 years.


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I put it on for a couple of days a month.
As opposed to me who left it on 24/7........

Maybe I just need to buy a new battery......
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Old 13 December 2015, 03:06   #17
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Why not multipurpose CTEK MXS 5.0 12V 5A
Do you really need MARINE grade CTEK which is more expensive (MARINE word and probably better waterproof case)

MXS 5.0

I think that it has almost the same features than M100 but it costs less than half of it. In Poland you can buy CTEK MXS 5.0 12V 5A for 46 GBP.

Not sure why on amazon.co.uk is much more expensive. Maybe UK sockets are so expensive ...
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Old 13 December 2015, 14:30   #18
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I have bought several dedicated trickle chargers for equipment. I recently bought a Genious Brand (for my zodiac) off amazon there are different amperage models. I set this up with a quick disconnect. Evan tho my rib gets out year round, I have the piece of mind knowing my battery gets contidioning,and for the price marine batteries my batteries should last.
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My father has borrowed from me my CTEK MXS 5.0

He uses some cheap charger from Tesco but he had problem to start engine (Peg. 407 gasoline). AKU has still green mark. I was wonder if he needs maybe to replace spark plugs, check wires, etc.

But after he used mine CTEK problems has been solved. His car starts easy even temperature now is lower than before (-15 C in Warsaw Poland )

I have not idea if it proof anything but if really use CTEK extend life span of his AKU for year or more it be good saving and environmental friendly solution (I hope).
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Old 06 January 2016, 07:43   #20
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My father has borrowed from me my CTEK MXS 5.0

He uses some cheap charger from Tesco but he had problem to start engine (Peg. 407 gasoline). AKU has still green mark. I was wonder if he needs maybe to replace spark plugs, check wires, etc.

But after he used mine CTEK problems has been solved. His car starts easy even temperature now is lower than before (-15 C in Warsaw Poland )

I have not idea if it proof anything but if really use CTEK extend life span of his AKU for year or more it be good saving and environmental friendly solution (I hope).
+1 for this one I have too it dose bring dead batteries back to life with its recondition mode!
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