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Old 12-10-2014, 07:12 AM   #71
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I don't see one that's 220Ah, are you looking at the one that Sam's carries? It's 215Ah but no big deal. Irregardless, using the table NJ Joe found (I couldn't find anything better) what Jamman says stands. If the WFCO is doing what it's supposed to, it should handle the Duracell better then the Interstates.

From what I've read, the WFCO's have a tendency not to perform all their stages, more so as they get older. I would think your choice of batteries would have no bearing on it.
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Old 12-10-2014, 12:35 PM   #72
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Well after much reading and searching I have think the Noco Genius 7200 charger will be my next purchase, it seems to be the best suited in its price range and will work well with all the other batteries I have. its rated for 230AH batteries so it should work well with the dual 6 volts.

G7200 | Genius Battery Chargers

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Old 12-10-2014, 01:15 PM   #73
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So, would one attach this to their battery bank while it is installed in the trailer or are these for stand alone storage set ups?
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Jim I would tend to use this over the winter when my batteries are in the shop. Although with the testing mode it might be nice to hook it up in the trailer every once in awhile and just see how the batteries are doing.

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Old 12-10-2014, 01:57 PM   #75
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Supposedly this here little fella is an improvement (charging wise) over the stock unit. I do not see specs though?

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Old 12-10-2014, 02:31 PM   #76
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Supposedly this here little fella is an improvement (charging wise) over the stock unit. I do not see specs though?

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Old 12-10-2014, 04:44 PM   #77
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Well after much reading and searching I have think the Noco Genius 7200 charger will be my next purchase, it seems to be the best suited in its price range and will work well with all the other batteries I have. its rated for 230AH batteries so it should work well with the dual 6 volts.

G7200 | Genius Battery Chargers

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Doug - looks like a nice one. I'll be interested to hear how it works for you. Amazon has them for less than $80 - seems like an excellent charger for the price if the quality is good.
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Well after much reading and searching I have think the Noco Genius 7200 charger will be my next purchase, it seems to be the best suited in its price range and will work well with all the other batteries I have. its rated for 230AH batteries so it should work well with the dual 6 volts.

G7200 | Genius Battery Chargers
I've noticed that this line is currently offered by Canadian Tire, so they're readily available (but that may not be the cheapest place to buy them).

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So, would one attach this to their battery bank while it is installed in the trailer or are these for stand alone storage set ups?
As the product overview explains, the Genius line has both multi-purpose battery chargers (including the G7200) and on-board battery chargers (GEN*). The Multi-Purpose Vs. On-Board section of the page explains the difference: I think if you are leaving a multi-purpose model mounted on the trailer it needs to be in a weather-protected location. I don't know about this brand, but with others a portable charger not intended to be left installed typically needs manual intervention to start it each time outside power is provided, while an onboard maintainer typically would pick up by itself.
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But my battery is already hooked to solar as well as the on board WCFO converter, is it possible all three may compete or conflict with each other?
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.. the Noco Genius 7200 charger ...
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Amazon has them for less than $80 ...
C$100 from Amazon.ca... still substantially less than the regular price at Canadian Tire (C$135).
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