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Old 09-16-2020, 08:27 AM   #1
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Question Jump Boxes?

Yesterday, the battery in my wifes car crapped out. With the luck I have, it was in the grocery store parking lot. We waited for over an hour for a spot to open up so my cables would reach. I'm going to start looking at jump boxes. Don't need any kind of industrial strength, just for every now and then use. What do y'all use?
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:46 AM   #2
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Once you buy a jump box you will never have battery issues again.

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Old 09-16-2020, 08:52 AM   #3
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I use the viking lithium ion model from harbor freight. Keep one in personal and work truck as well as ranch truck. Use on atv's, tractor, riding mower, cars, etc. Always does the job and very compact. They routinely put it on sale and use the 20% off coupon
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:21 AM   #4
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This one is probably over kill but is a darn good one. I use it at work all the time.

I have the smaller version in my truck at all times.
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:33 AM   #5
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Micro-start

Amazing how much power they can hold in a tiny box these days..............
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:39 AM   #6
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I got one for Christmas several years ago. Stanley brand. FatMax.or something. has a built-in air compressor. I could go for something a little smaller but this thing has certainly had its shining moments.

Mine is something like this, but is the 900 amp version...
https://www.amazon.com/STANLEY-FATMA...0267076&sr=8-8
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:39 AM   #7
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This is the one I have. I've used it on numerous occassions and it has done the job each time. A few years back someone posted a deal alert on here and I grabbed one.
https://www.amazon.com/NOCO-GB70-Ult...NsaWNrPXRydWU=
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These things are awesome, has an small air compressor on it as well as the jumper. Saved my *** a few times in college and while out hunting. Always had air and the ability to start my truck anywhere. Once was 12 miles up the side of a mountain by myself left the headlights on and when I got back to the truck from a hike truck was dead. Luckily had once of these with me and was able to fire it right up and leave.

https://www.stanleytools.com/product...mpressor/j5c09
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Old 09-16-2020, 11:15 AM   #9
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The Stanley is the one I'm eyeballing right now. I already have a 12v compressor, so I don't need that version.
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Old 09-16-2020, 02:16 PM   #10
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This is the one I have in my wife's vehicle and one in my truck... It' will start a full size V8 with a completely dead battery like the regular care battery does! I've used it around the farm to start all sorts of equipment from my 57 horsepower John Deere, to my DR field and brush mower... These sucker's are handy as a pocket on a shirt!


Get the largest capacity one you can afford!
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