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Old 04-16-2016, 04:58 PM   #1
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Harbor Freight Solar Battery Maintainers

Hi all, I got a coupon for HF's solar battery maintainers, and, picked two of them up last night for 12.99 each. They put out 1.5 amps, and, come with a lighter plug, and battery clip leads. Has anyone used these, or something similar, to maintain a charge on their camper battery? Other than simply putting some terminals on the ends of one of the leads, is there anything else that should be installed?

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It will only charge the chassis battery, not the house battery. We've been looking for a standalone unit that can sit outside when dry camping and charge the house battery.
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They should work ok for you just remember they are for maintaining when in storage.. they are of no real use when Boondocking..
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