dealsdie hard booster cable: jump start from for $9.99

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shows in-store pickup only.

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great deal, in for one, this winter already helped drain one 2 year old Die Hard battery.
thanks for posting.

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This may help you decide when purchasing jumper cables.
Cable Length:

Gauge Rating:

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Get a jump pack instead.
http://www.amazon.com/Stanley-J5C09-500-Amp-Built-In-Compressor/dp/B002X6VXL4/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1361368211&sr=8-4&keywords=jump+pack
Or something similar (it's the one I've owned for ~3 years)
A little pricier but, the first time you need it it will pay for itself. Much easier to use than jumper cables and very versatile. Use it to fill up your kids football, soccer or basektballs. Top off a low tire. Use it for a light and cell charger when the power goes out. Best part is you can jump yourself if you need without having to call/find someone.

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Jump packs are useful, but they don't totally replace a helpful friend and jumper cables. When my buddy's alternator died at 1AM in 10 degree weather, we got him home by using jumper cables to charge his battery every few miles. He in fact had a jump pack in his truck, but that can't actually charge a battery like jumper cables (a critical difference when an alternator isn't working). If you have the money, buy both, but the jumper cables should be your first buy. When you need 'em, you'll be glad you did.

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Also, those estimates are low...my buddy has a Ranger, which is by no means a huge vehicle, and even 20ft cables were pretty tight using the pull-behind method. Certainly anything less than 20 feet would simply not have worked. Don't skimp on something like this, which is a lot safer if you buy the heaviest and longest one you can. They are meant to be used in an emergency, not daily, but as the previous commenter said, they pay for themselves the very first need you need it.

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I had the cheap rating jumper cables for "emergencies", but when I needed them, they did not solve my problem at all and I still had to call for outside help. Heavy duty ones are the way to go.

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To echo what everyone else has said...
Don't scrimp on quality jumper cables. Large gauge copper wire is the only way to go.
They're more exspensive but...when you need them you'll be glad you bought the best.

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@rayray8822: Yippie-ki-yay, battery jumper.

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@stile99: It's a Good Day for this deal.

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@cobracat03: I think I have this same one! Haven't had to use it yet though, so I'm not sure how well it works.
Have only had it a couple of months though.

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@thedoc007: Well, in that case, you disconnect the dead battery and use the jump pack as one. Same trick we used on convoys in the desert. All a jump pack is is a slightly smaller automotive battery with some add-ons and an interface.

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@sgrman05: It's awesome. If I were buying one now I'd get one of the fancier ones with a built-in inverter. That one, while only being rated to jump off 3-4 liter V6's I have used to jump off 302's and 350's. I can usually get 3 jumps out of it before it's too low to use. You have to watch out and not let it discharge completely or leave it plugged in all the time since it doesn't have a float charger.

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Just to echo the echos, DO NOT skimp and get thin/cheap jumper cables. 8 gauge would be the bare minimum I would even entertain for any application. If you have a large truck, then 6+awg should all you're looking at. Also keep in mind that these are copper clad aluminum (CCA) cables. They CAN NOT carry the current pure copper can. It would depend on their exact mix, but if it's anything like the mix they use for car audio (90/10), it's a solid ~30% decrease in current capacity.

Please put these on sale, Sears:
http://www.sears.com/die-hard-platinum-20ft-450a-4-gauge-booster/p-02871304000P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1#reviewsWrap

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Sears Canceled my order jumper cable order. This is the 2nd time this has happened to me..trying to order from them. No excuse..just canceled. This is the last time I waste my time with the dieing company..It's sad. I used to love sears as a kid...and the catalogs worked well in a pinch..when you pinch.

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@thedoc007: next time use a full charged battery instead.

That's what my brother did when my car alternator died last time. Take out the dead battery and pop in this full charged battery. It was a small battery too, but start up the car twice and ran for 30 miles. V8 engine. LOL

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Paypal payment shows $34.99. Typical Sears rip-off

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@pcwolf: It was one of their 'Deal of the Day' items - the day is over. I checked the site and although they haven't updated the product page (still shows the discount), when added to the cart it shows $34.99 - so you didn't see that and went through with the purchase?

...and Sears didn't charge tax and your PayPal really shows $34.99?

I think something is off and what I am reading is false. My advice, if true: Cancel your order or simply return them if/when you pick them up.

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The price is back to 34.99

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Don't know if it was ever simply 9.99. Theres a "buy more" ad on the page offering $24 discount (bringing the cables down to 9.99) if you spend $200 on auto parts. If it ever was $9.99 it must've been a mistake. One shopper above said they canceled his order without explanation. Doesn't seem like they ought to be allowed to do that - should stand by what they publish at least until they fix the error.

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Don't do it !!! These are 8 gauge wire. Very very very light duty. Just a little heavier than speaker wire.