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Old 12-25-2012, 04:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I have read that some dealers install the pigtail for battery tenders, and I have also read in these forums that the battery tender that hd sells is the same as the battery tender brand only under the HD name.
So my question is what does the pigtail that the dealers installed on your bike look like so I can tell if I have one?
with my 2006 softail deluxe what model battery tender would be right for my battery. (Its the original battery by the way... Ive been told that I have a great battery life going)
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:17 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Battery Tender, great product,,, made in China
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Battery Tender - been using it for about four years - first on the Ultra and now on the new Street Glide.
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:51 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Battery tender Jr. Plug into wall then pigtail on bike.Light red when charging,green when charged. $19 at
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:51 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Walmart, $19.99. Can't remember the brand. Works like a champ. Comes with quick detach that I leave connected to the battery.
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:21 PM   #16 (permalink)
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i have runnin the ctec charger for a pretty long time now abuot 6-7 years
working good for me all the time.
i have also get a newer one to my mother
she use on her old chevy van
works fine. i suspect the hd
chargers is the same as the ctec on the newer bikes atleast here in sweden.
i have a close look on mine detach if you want. but i dont sure if we are talking
about the same type of charger.


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Old 12-26-2012, 09:35 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by gtrman66 View Post
I bought one at Wal mart and it's been working fine for well over a year. It was about $18 and came with the same pigtail as you find on all the HD models.
that was about half the cost of the one I bought from the dealer. My bike came with a pig tail which fits it.

It works fine. I think it came with a pig tail in case I didn't already have one.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:04 AM   #18 (permalink)
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The Walmart charger is a Schumacher. Really good maintainer, smart not just a trickle charger. Not unlike the Tender.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:07 AM   #19 (permalink)
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works for me...
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:39 AM   #20 (permalink)
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battery tender,bought 3 of them off flea bay band new for 69.95 don't know if that offer is still out there.had 3 friends buy also for same vendor,can' beat that deal anywhere
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