Best battery booster

Discussion in 'Boats, Motors, Trailers and Towing Rigs Forum' started by pescador, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. pescador

    pescador Well-Known Member

    I plan on carrying a battery booster on board this year. Any recommendations? I’ll need to crank over a 225 Yam if batteries died. I see Noco looks pretty decent. Not sure how much power I need though to crank the motor reasonable.
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  2. gungadin

    gungadin Well-Known Member

  3. Corey_lax

    Corey_lax Active Member

    I have this one from Canadian tire that was on sale for $100 I think when I bought it. I read reviews and specs and it seemed rated pretty good compared to more expensive ones on amazon. I’ve only had to use it to start my old f150 that sat for a month and the battery wouldn’t even turn a light on because it was so dead. It took care of that just fine so I’m sure it would be fine for any outboard.

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  4. bigbruce

    bigbruce Crew Member

    That's the one I have to start my 5 litre Volvo Penta. They go on sale (25% off) at CT quite frequently.
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  5. bigdogg1

    bigdogg1 Active Member

    x2 - same unit and it has always performed as described
  6. pescador

    pescador Well-Known Member

    Thanks gents. I'd heard the Noco's were good. Didn't really want to spend $160. Will wait till they go on sale.
  7. Trophy

    Trophy Active Member

    X3. On sale every other week it seems. Have a Noco Genius charger as well, works great.
  8. kaelc

    kaelc Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the recommendations. Anyone who is in a hurry to buy a boat should bring one of these, if not grinding the seller into putting new batteries and coming back the next day worked for me!
  9. pescador

    pescador Well-Known Member

    Bought one on Amazon for $135
  10. Ian wagner

    Ian wagner Member

    On sale right now at ct 99$ reg 139$ 750a or 1500a for 179$ sale ends Wednesday

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