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Old 06-22-2019, 06:45 PM   #21
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I eat popcorn while charging my Optima batteries....
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I eat popcorn while charging my Optima batteries....
That's pretty funny there!
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Old 06-22-2019, 09:43 PM   #24
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Good article: https://www.optimabatteries.com/en-u...pecial-charger
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Old 06-22-2019, 10:53 PM   #25
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That's pretty funny there!

Are saying we should link the other 200 threads about this subject?
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Old 06-22-2019, 11:01 PM   #26
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The battery tender is Schumacher and I have several on my cars. They work perfect for years on all mine including the Optima i bought a year ago

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I have a 1990s Schumacher 6/12 (Schumacher, iconic drag racer team). My charger has been thrown around and dented. Still works like a champ. Use the closed cell/maintenance free mode, as optima is. Just use it to charge once a yr, once it's charged I disconnect it (it's charged), gen picks it up on driving season. I do have one of my batteries laying horizontal for yrs. Great battery the Optima is.


I should also thank Bubba,skip, and the countless others with ever start.



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Old 06-23-2019, 04:23 PM   #27
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Default Re: Charging a 6V Optima battery

Interstate batterys have 2 different trickle chargers designed for Optima. one is a small ones that comes in 6 or 12v. the other is 12 v only that i use on my RV....DIGITAL 400
12V PERFORMANCE CHARGER and BATTERY MAINTAINER


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