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Old 01-10-2021, 08:05 PM
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If you like the optimas, choose yellow top, they are better at recovering from repeated discharges
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Old 02-18-2021, 09:42 AM
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I believe that several Battery Tender type trickle chargers will *not* properly maintain an Optima battery. That came as a surprise to me when I learned that. So I bought the less expensive Optima charger and that is working ok.
Winner winner!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is the EXACT issue. I finally bought an Optima Charger. Had it on a blue top for my speedboat - FLAWLESS. It has specific settings for the Optima or other batteries.

No more issues - prior to this I was killing mine off too!

The Optima Charger was like $80 or less...can't remember for sure, but it does both types of batteries so I've been very happy with it and flawless battery maintenance on my Optima.
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