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Old 11-30-2016, 10:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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For an 85ah battery you want something that will push at least 11 or 12 amps through the battery.
That means at least a 15 amp charger.

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I thought I should update this thread. I've had a Schumacher SC3 charger for a while now. Works fine for charging a pair of deep-cycle batteries in parallel. While that's probably a lot more battery than it's designed for, it barely gets warm, even in a closed hot car. The built-in fan cycles on and off to keep it cool. It was a Walmart impulse purchase, but I'm totally happy with it. Lightweight and fully automatic. Lives in the car.
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I have a Ctek battery charger. Pricey but works great.
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For me the best 5 chargers recommendation are as follows:

Deltran Battery Tender 3 Amp.
Schumacher SC1281.
Noco Genius 22.
Dewalt DXAEC2.
CTEK MUS 4.3.

I will always go with Schumacher SC1281 because I have good experience with that

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