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Date:         Sun, 28 Aug 2011 16:40:12 -0400
Reply-To:     Kim Brennan <kimbrennan@MAC.COM>
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From:         Kim Brennan <kimbrennan@MAC.COM>
Subject:      Re: Dumb Battery charger?
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On Aug 28, 2011, at 4:20 PM, Kim Brennan wrote:

> One i have has a timed mode but otherwise is dumb. Got it at local FLAPS. > > Its bigger as it is a roll around type > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Aug 28, 2011, at 13:59, Don Hanson <dhanson928@GMAIL.COM> wrote: > >> Does anyone know where I could get an old time "dumb" battery charger? A >> small, homowner-style..maybe 10amps max? >> >> I have three inexpensive chargers right now (counting a Battery >> Tender) called "Smart Chargers" or some such. None of them works very >> well, they all have switch issues and won't charge properly without >> sometimes 'fooling' their 'smart' circuits. >> Back "in the day" I recall chargers that you just plugged into the wall >> and they charged your monitored the charge and turned it off >> when done...if you forgot, it cooked the battery, but they always charged. >> They didn't need 'some' voltage coming back to the charger from a battery to >> start charging, or whatever the heck all these so called "smart chargers" >> require before they will actually charge the frikkin dead battery.... >> >> Are there any simple chargers available without all the automatic features >> that make them NOT CHARGE unless everything is 'perfect'? >> >> Don Hanson

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