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Old 12-22-2011, 09:05 AM
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Default Best portable battery jump pack / jump box / jumpbox ?

Any ideas? Seems like none of them hold up real well. Thanks.
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:23 AM
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have had real good luck with jumpncarry jnc 660. they can be ordered from autozone, DON'T buy one that they stock (junk). they have an exellent warranty. snap-on and matco also have some good ones, but pricey.
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we use my friends snap on. as mentioned pricey.
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There is a Sears DieHard one that I have been eyeing online for a while. It seems as though as soon as you get into a big power one that can start a BBC or Diesel engine, they want to cram light boxes and air compressors into the same package. I don't want that crap, just want a jump-box. I had an off-brand one that would start my HP500EFI a few years ago, jump-box only. But I loaned it out and never got it back.

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Just be sure to check the manufacture date, I have seen some battery powered stuff at Pep Boys type stores that are on the shelf 18+ months!
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I use a Black&Decker from Walmart, has held up fine for about 5 years now, but blew the compressor part last week trying to fill a truck tire, Jump section still works fine.
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Any experience with Wagan? They were written up in Dec Powerboat Mag. My friend is interested in them and got me thinking - looks nice to have.
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I bought a black and decker w the air compressor. I thought i would not need the compressor option until my wifes car picked up a nail and was flat in the driveway. The jump pack seems a little weak though.
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JNC 660 from amazon..Read the reviews..Mine works great, started my diesel in the dead of winter.
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I bought a black and decker w the air compressor. I thought i would not need the compressor option until my wifes car picked up a nail and was flat in the driveway. The jump pack seems a little weak though.
Same Here. I have the Black and Decker 500 amp. Works fine for me and I have had it for about a year now.
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