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  • Offline English biker

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    `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    on: May 03, 2018, 11.45 am
    May 03, 2018, 11.45 am
    Hi to all...

    Has anyone bought/used one of those small Lithium jump starter packs for their bike ?

    As I`m off on our hol`s soon I`m considering investing in one to take with me just in case.

    Obviously I`m after a motorcycle specific starter pack, the one`s  ive seen seem to have large Positive & negative clamps which to me, would be too big to connect to the battery whilst in situe.

    All recomendations would be appreciated
    Cheers

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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #1 on: May 27, 2018, 01.15 am
    May 27, 2018, 01.15 am
    I absolutely carry one.  There is no push start with my DCT. Besides, it can be used to power items at campsite or in austere accommodations.


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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #2 on: May 27, 2018, 07.36 am
    May 27, 2018, 07.36 am
    I carry one, only used it to charge my phone :)

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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #3 on: Jun 25, 2018, 11.21 am
    Jun 25, 2018, 11.21 am
    I got stuck with a flat battery once and decided that would never happen again so I've had one for a few years now...fantastic bit of kit. I tested it by disconnecting the battery completely (BMW GS1200 at the time) and connecting this directly to the + & - cables - started the bike no problem.

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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #4 on: Sep 04, 2018, 02.28 pm
    Sep 04, 2018, 02.28 pm
    Had one for a month.
    Starts my other bike easily when battery is flat.
    It’s not the cheapest I could find. But I don’t buy crap. Works out more expensive long term.

    It’s a MICRO-START XP-1
    You can watch people starting big V8’s on YouTube.
    Got mine from Nippy Norman. £150 with free post.

    I have ordered a new battery for the bike as well.

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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #5 on: Sep 04, 2018, 02.34 pm
    Sep 04, 2018, 02.34 pm
    I carry this tiny plastic card in my wallet.

    Only kidding, they are useful bits of kit.


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    Re: `Lithium Jump Starter Pack`
    Reply #6 on: Sep 04, 2018, 07.20 pm
    Sep 04, 2018, 07.20 pm
    So far, I haven't given in to this particular worry.

    I've found that the batteries on my last several Hondas have lasted for yonks, stayed charged, and not let me down, so long as I don't leave anything draining them.

    But I did recently (before trip to France) buy a puncture plugging kit and a 12V pump, just in case.  I managed to fit the pump under the seat, so it didn't take up luggage space - my main reason for not carrying much in the way of tools etc.