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Old 12-07-2019, 03:04 PM   #1
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Default What battery charger are you using?

As a first time boat owner, I’m curious as to what works and what should be avoided. I purchased a 24v 2-bank charger from Bass Pro for my trolling motor batteries and I’m not sure if it was a good purchase or a foolish one.

So what is the consensus on good or bad chargers?

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I have a min kota, have had to swap it after the first year already. Probably would try a Noco if I did it again. But salt water is not easy on any equipment

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NOCO Genius is about the best there is.
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NOCO Genius, you don't have to be smart but get a Genius.
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NOCO Genius here too.
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Dual Pro Been on the boat for 8 years charging the trolling motor batteries @ 10 amps per bank.
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I've installed and owned a Lot of different units. Guest, Minkota , NOCO Genius.


They can ALL have problems from outright fail to overcharging and cooking or even exploding a battery. But today....NOCO Genius is at the top of the list to own.
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Dual Pro is the true top of the heap but you will pay. It is heavy built most reliable and serviceable. Made for daily use.

NOCO Is half the price, weighs a fraction of the DP, a good bet for a weekend warrior.
But if a bank fails it is non repairable.
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NOCO Genius Gen4!
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I have used NOCO products for over 6 years, and have never replaced one. All still working. I do disconnect all the plugs and coat the connections with dialectic grease, right off the bat. Seems to keep corrosion at bay.
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