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Small Jump Starter #8085079 12/11/20 02:59 PM
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Are any of the small lithium Jump starters good? I would like a couple and I’m going to tell Santa

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I bought one at Costco (can't remember the brand) but I have used it 4 or 5 times without charging it. I think it was around $60 or $70. It seems pretty effective and holds a charge for a while


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Amazon about $80. holds charge for a long time. Has 4 small lights that when on indicate fully charged. Was able to start a vehicle with only 2 lights showing.

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I bought a Noco genius GB40 at Northern tool and have used it several times and works great.

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Originally Posted by Sidebuster
I bought a Noco genius GB40 at Northern tool and have used it several times and works great.

^^^^ this they work great and hold a charge a long time without use


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Noco is just about the best out there.


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I got a Stanley at Walmart for around $40 and it works great. Keep it in the UTV just in case.


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I've had 3 different size Nocos and like them alot. I used one last month to start a John Deere combine with a dead battery.

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I picked up a 5-in-1 before our DIY CO elk hunt back in Oct. Harbor Freight, about $100 if memory serves me. Jump pack, air compressor, work lights and USB outlets along with a 120vac inverter. I've used the air compressor a few times, charged phones & power brick, haven't needed to jump anything. Sure is handy


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https://www.walmart.com/ip/Schumach...with-USB-Ports-and-LCD-Display/522657381

I have two very similar to this, I’ve had them for about 5 years and both still wotk


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I keep a small NOCO in each of my Mules and a big one in my vehicles. Cheap insurance.

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anyone have any idea how often they need to be recharged? I thought about getting one for my daughter, but if you have to take it out and charge it every month, the thing would end up being about a useful as a 5 pound brick in the back of her trunk.


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Originally Posted by gtrich94
anyone have any idea how often they need to be recharged? I thought about getting one for my daughter, but if you have to take it out and charge it every month, the thing would end up being about a useful as a 5 pound brick in the back of her trunk.

My NOCO stays charged for months. I can jump my jeep with it a dozen time before it needs to be re-charged.

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Originally Posted by gtrich94
anyone have any idea how often they need to be recharged? I thought about getting one for my daughter, but if you have to take it out and charge it every month, the thing would end up being about a useful as a 5 pound brick in the back of her trunk.



Sounds as if she needs a new battery or alternator.


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Originally Posted by gtrich94
anyone have any idea how often they need to be recharged? I thought about getting one for my daughter, but if you have to take it out and charge it every month, the thing would end up being about a useful as a 5 pound brick in the back of her trunk.


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Doesn’t weigh 5 pounds, bought them in 2014, have to charge about once a year.


Originally Posted by Chunky Monkey
Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.
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I’ll add I have jumpstarted pickups when it was at 40%.


Originally Posted by Chunky Monkey
Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.
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Originally Posted by gtrich94
anyone have any idea how often they need to be recharged? I thought about getting one for my daughter, but if you have to take it out and charge it every month, the thing would end up being about a useful as a 5 pound brick in the back of her trunk.


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Doesn’t weigh 5 pounds, bought them in 2014, have to charge about once a year.

What brand is it? I just ordered a NOCO 1000 amp from Walmart for my mule.

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That is a blue point (snap-on) pretty sure it was made by Schumacher


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