best 12v power pack?

lugnutt

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looking for a power station for them emergence's must be able to turn over a 2.8 diesel engine,have a compressor for blowing up air suspension , usb ports ect ect i can only find one's that are to small or to big what have my learned friends got??
 

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I have a Clarke one.
They come in different power sizes with options of a pump built in, I went for one of the larger ones but never bothered with a pump.
Theres no USB just a 12v outlet but I use a twin 12v USB outlet in it that only cost a few ££s.
J
 
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lugnutt

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if i pay for one i would like it to do all jobs,better than air compressor phone chargers, and jump start all separate witch will all need charging better to charge one while on the go
 
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I've got the larger Clarke one without the pump.. It sits in the shed (and has never been used) ..
Its far too heavy to stick in the van to be honest..
I'm sure if I get a flat battery when away I'll cope. As for charging phones etc on the move etc I just plug stuff into 12v sockets in the front or in the back..

Id actually forgotten I had it until this thread
 

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I've a 1000w generator that has leads to start van if necessary and a 12v compressor for the suspension ( they're useless for the tyres due to the high pressure)

To be honest I had a starter pack once and every time I needed it the thing was needing charged
 
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lugnutt

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when at Stratford my batt was flat at home time. id still be there if it was not for my friend in next van (he had a power pack)
 
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when at Stratford my batt was flat at home time. id still be there if it was not for my friend in next van (he had a power pack)
Portable solar panel to top up the battary cheap from fleabay (y)
 
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clark will start 2.8 as i know my self as i have a 2.8 £140 quid
 

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To paraphrase Mr Scott of Startrek fame..
Ye canna change the laws of physics capn'

If you want big power AND have all the widgets then the unit will be big and heavy I am afraid

Unless you invest in one of the extremely expensive offerings from the Tesla corporation that is !
Their battery technology is really pretty amazing stuff !
 
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