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[Amazon.com] Lightning Deal: GOOLOO 600A Peak 15000mAh Car Jump Starter

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[Amazon.com] Lightning Deal: GOOLOO 600A Peak 15000mAh Car Jump Starter

No tax either, should be decent even if you just use it for charging your phone/laptop most of the time. Anyone have experience with this brand?
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I'd probably not want to depend on this brand
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I bought this a couple years ago. This thing saved me last year in the cold, was able to boost my car a few times
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ag2000 wrote: I bought this one for $99, https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01JFS ... UTF8&psc=1 saved me several times, and provides 1000 amp which will work well with most SUV's too. For the jump starting you need reliable solution you can trust.
I think many tests of these devices have pointed out that claims of 1000 amps (or even 500 amps) are ludicrous. The light cables provided with them are incapable of carrying that much current. Nevertheless they are quite capable of starting a car in most circumstance, unless you are dealing with a larger engine in extreme cold with a dead battery. But many of them failed unsafely when loaded to their max rating in tests, and I'm not sure I'd want to keep a cheaply-made large lithium-ion battery in my car at all times.
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ag2000 wrote: Quite a few fake reviews https://www.fakespot.com/product/gooloo ... mper-clamp

I bought this one for $99, https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01JFS ... UTF8&psc=1 saved me several times, and provides 1000 amp which will work well with most SUV's too. For the jump starting you need reliable solution you can trust.
Looks like this the updated version?
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01M4N ... UTF8&psc=1
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ag2000 wrote: Nope, different company (also lower fakespot grade). In any case, Car Rover one works well with my full size SUV. As a bonus it came with all kinds of charging cables including lightning cable!
Why a diff company? Pretty sure the same company made the parts just based on them having "special patented technology and all being the same thing lol".

Also it's A reviews?
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No way I'd trust that thin cable to run 600amps.. (even if it was true rating)
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I think all those tiny flexible cables on these little guys max at like 300 amp ratings. Isn't there a youtube vdeo floating around on the actual out put most of these really can do?
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kanechart wrote: Why a diff company? Pretty sure the same company made the parts just based on them having "special patented technology and all being the same thing lol".

Also it's A reviews?
https://www.fakespot.com/product/rugged ... compressor
Are you just trolling? You are now posting the fakespot link to the third product ! The fakespot link to RG1000 Safety Plus - General Tire Edition - link to the product you posted in response to my post- shows grade C (which is most of the times borderline for me) https://www.fakespot.com/product/rg1000 ... re-edition
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I had this from about a year ago,Last winter i used it twice on my atv and it was great.This year i used it on my vehicle and well that was the end of the cables.The plastic on cables melted and actually started flaming so i threw them in the snow and got out my costco booster and it started vehicle no issues.
I switched out the cabled on this cheap amazon booster to another set i had from another unit and it seemed to be fine and boosted my atv but i have not tried doing vehicle again.
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I have one that looks exactly like this https://www.amazon.ca/TIMPROVE-Portable ... 76SPGFVD1S

but it is Gooloo branded. I was skeptical at first but just a couple weeks ago, I was able to jump start my car with it (2011 Honda CRV). I won't tell you which brand to buy but definitely having a jump starter battery was a fantastic investment. Really leaves me with peace of mind in case anything happens.
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got one a coupla months back. different brand with a slightly higher 16800mah 800a rating. i gotta say it likely saved me numerous times during the -40c (or thereabouts) frigid spell we had here in AB. even then, car started with ease with the booster pack. infact on one cold sunday, I had to use it 5 or 6x cos the car wouldnt start after I stopped. zero issues & the booster was still showing 3 bars out of 4.

due to size & efficiency, these things are so much better & easier to carry/use than the old school lead acid battery boosters I used the past. IMO everyone living in the Great White North should have one for those 'just in case' moments.
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do these things work when your batteries die, or are they only for when it's too cold?
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ag2000 wrote: Are you just trolling? You are now posting the fakespot link to the third product ! The fakespot link to RG1000 Safety Plus - General Tire Edition - link to the product you posted in response to my post- shows grade C (which is most of the times borderline for me) https://www.fakespot.com/product/rg1000 ... re-edition
Not sure if your trolling or not but I'm not going to fakespot their product with less then 10 reviews but the exact product just different branding with almost 800 reviews.

https://www.fakespot.com/product/rugged ... compressor
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Weakest link in these products is the protection circuit/cable. I prefer to get one where the circuit is in the cable harness, because you can always order a replacement cable with the integrated smart circuit if it fails for $15, whereas it might be more complicated to resolve if it fails in the internal battery pack's circuit.

Word of advice, connect and remove the booster cable into the pack's jack a few times prior to first use as a jump starter. It can be hard to remove the first time and you want to remove it in one motion instead of struggling with /wiggling it side to side it in -20C once you're done starting your car (your hands can slip/drop things into the engine compartment, booster cables slip off).
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Exp315 wrote: I think many tests of these devices have pointed out that claims of 1000 amps (or even 500 amps) are ludicrous. The light cables provided with them are incapable of carrying that much current. Nevertheless they are quite capable of starting a car in most circumstance, unless you are dealing with a larger engine in extreme cold with a dead battery. But many of them failed unsafely when loaded to their max rating in tests, and I'm not sure I'd want to keep a cheaply-made large lithium-ion battery in my car at all times.
We use these at my dealership. They will start Deisel trucks in -30c, cars with stone dead batteries in -30c no problems. We use them all the time. Cheap or good, they are all about the same in terms of starting power. We have 50$ ones that are 3 years old that get used every day and issues and good brands that crapped out in less than a week. Its all just luck of the draw.
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mac_bug wrote: do these things work when your batteries die, or are they only for when it's too cold?
I used it to boost dead batteries, It was able to start a 3.5l V6 easily.
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N8DOGG wrote: We use these at my dealership. They will start Deisel trucks in -30c, cars with stone dead batteries in -30c no problems. We use them all the time. Cheap or good, they are all about the same in terms of starting power. We have 50$ ones that are 3 years old that get used every day and issues and good brands that crapped out in less than a week. Its all just luck of the draw.
I have a lithium 600 amp. It wouldn't jump a little 2l in minus -30 on a a completely dead battery especially if it wasn't plugged in. A lead acid 1000 amp no problem.

I have used diesel trucks no little lithium is gonna boost a 6l or 7l diesel heck doubtful a frozen 2l on its own. First most these lithium aren't rated for much bigger than a 2l diesel not even factoring in arctic conditions. Plus A sitting diesel like a 6l so long in the cold, enough to drain its battery dead you have to start with the fuel system/gelling on top of the frozen block and those guys have dual batteries. Diesel is a nightmare in the frigid cold.

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