Battery Charger suggestion for 2006 Honda Metropolitan

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Battery Charger suggestion for 2006 Honda Metropolitan

#1 Unread post by brucek » Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:54 pm

I have recently purchased a 49cc Honda Metropolitan, and am considering removing the battery for the winter and trickle charging it. I have heard that the wong charger can ruin the battery, so I'd be interested in any charger models that anyone could recommend, or even just a specification for a charger.

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Re: Battery Charger suggestion for 2006 Honda Metropolitan

#2 Unread post by jonnythan » Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:37 pm

brucek wrote:I have recently purchased a 49cc Honda Metropolitan, and am considering removing the battery for the winter and trickle charging it. I have heard that the wong charger can ruin the battery, so I'd be interested in any charger models that anyone could recommend, or even just a specification for a charger.

Thanks, Bruce.
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#3 Unread post by brucek » Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:40 pm

Thanks. Bruce.

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#4 Unread post by Night_Train01 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:33 am

Do not use the cheap trickle chargers unless you are going to monitor them very closely. These will dry up your battery in a couple of days. The way to go is with a self monitoring charger, these you can hook up, plug in and walk away and have no worries.
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#5 Unread post by Skier » Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:25 am

Night_Train01 wrote:Do not use the cheap trickle chargers unless you are going to monitor them very closely. These will dry up your battery in a couple of days. The way to go is with a self monitoring charger, these you can hook up, plug in and walk away and have no worries.
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#6 Unread post by MrMcBa$tard » Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:08 pm

I have a Black & Decker charger that I bought for $20 - 25. It adjusts the charge as the battery gets "full." I haven't had any problems with it.
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