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#12718453 - 04/16/18 09:08 AM On board charger recommendations.
Grant_K Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/30/08
Posts: 200
Loc: Tyler, Texas
I'm upgrading to a 4 bank on board charger. Was leaning toward the Minn-Kota MK440D but wanted to see if you guys had any suggestions??

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#12718507 - 04/16/18 09:53 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
Dayne Offline
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Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 3063
I've had good luck with Dual Pro either 10 or 15 amp banks.

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#12718679 - 04/16/18 12:19 PM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
coachallentca Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4392
Loc: crowley
Noco charges. I have two 2 banks. I have heard their 4 banks have had issues but I dont know becuase I don't use a 4 bank. I just did not have enough roon for a big 4 bank. I have had them for 5 years and still going strong..
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#12719922 - 04/17/18 10:07 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
2015fordnut Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 1891
Loc: Garland, TX
Good choice, I've had 2 Dual Pro Chargers that failed because they couldn't stand up to the shock on Lake Fork in a 30MPH wind. Went with the Minn Kota charger and it hasn't let me down.
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#12724995 - 04/21/18 09:53 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
BigDad Offline
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Registered: 10/16/03
Posts: 2331
Loc: Melissa, TX, USA
I had a MK 460 PC charger on my last boat, very happy with it. Just don't have enough room for it on my current boat.
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#12725619 - 04/21/18 08:20 PM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 10410
Loc: Lewisville Tx.

The Minn Kota MK-460PC will not only charge your batteries but condition them as well. It also has a temp sensor built in so if your boat is in the garage in the summer and it gets above a certain degree, the charger will cut-off and or will not kick back on when the batteries drop thus keeping the charger from boiling the batteries. The Minn Kota chargers will also charge other type batteries such as AGM, Gel, or Flooded.

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#12725622 - 04/21/18 08:23 PM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
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Registered: 02/21/15
Posts: 1128
Loc: CenTex
MK ftw. I've used 3 bank for 2+ yrs without issues.

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#12729958 - 04/25/18 08:35 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
Hewey64 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 64
Loc: Fort Worth TX
I just installed an MK210D on my boat. Only have 2 batteries. everything is working great. Also, Minn Kota is running a rebate right now. Depending on the model you will get $25 or $50 back and you can register the rebate online. Took me less than 5 minutes to do. Shop around for the best price. I ended up getting mine on Amazon for $68 (new). Normal retail was $149.

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#12736412 - 04/30/18 09:24 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Dayne]
OldChamp Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/08/07
Posts: 569
Loc: Georgetown, TX
Originally Posted By: Dayne
I've had good luck with Dual Pro either 10 or 15 amp banks.

Same here. I've been running a Dual Pro Sportsman 3-bank 10a/bank for many years with no problems.

Dual Pro chargers are repairable instead of being throwaways like many others if they have a problem.
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#12737865 - 05/01/18 09:36 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: OldChamp]
Lazy Ike Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 370
Loc: garland
Originally Posted By: OldChamp
Originally Posted By: Dayne
I've had good luck with Dual Pro either 10 or 15 amp banks.

Same here. I've been running a Dual Pro Sportsman 3-bank 10a/bank for many years with no problems.

Dual Pro chargers are repairable instead of being throwaways like many others if they have a problem.
Hi champ I may have to get new 3 bank. Do you know if minnkota is repairable?

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#12737905 - 05/01/18 09:56 AM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Grant_K]
Lazy Ike Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 370
Loc: garland
Hi guys need input my Pro Mariner 3 bank has 3 blue lights flashing,power,go fish,charging is it shot???

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#12743955 - 05/04/18 09:21 PM Re: On board charger recommendations. [Re: Lazy Ike]
OldChamp Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/08/07
Posts: 569
Loc: Georgetown, TX
Originally Posted By: Lazy Ike
Originally Posted By: OldChamp
Originally Posted By: Dayne
I've had good luck with Dual Pro either 10 or 15 amp banks.

Same here. I've been running a Dual Pro Sportsman 3-bank 10a/bank for many years with no problems.

Dual Pro chargers are repairable instead of being throwaways like many others if they have a problem.
Hi champ I may have to get new 3 bank. Do you know if minnkota is repairable?


Sorry for delay in replying. I don't know if MK's chargers are serviceable or not. Might be worth a call to an MK service center to inquire.
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