i'm looking for a GOOD set of cables. Is there a good brand. Also is
there amperage on the package or any other specs that might let me know
if they're decent or not. I bought a really good pair about 25 years
ago, and all the insulation has finally cracked off. I remember I paid
allot of money for them, but it was well worth it. How much money
should I pay for a decent pair?....thanx
Buy the heaviest gauge that you can afford, don't skimp. I have a set
of 16 foot, 4 gauge (the largest gauge that I could find). Avoid the
light gauges (12-16) like the plague. Expect to pay about $50-$65 for
heavier gauge cables.
The smaller the number, the heavier the gauge and the greater the
current carrying capacity.
Thanks Jim. Money isn't that much of a problem. $50.00 $60.00, is
about what I expected to pay. After some research I found out that 4-6
gauge is what I should get. I'll always remember one of our drivers
waiting for a tow truck, he had a cheap pair and managed to find a
couple of people that tried to jump start his car without success. We
used mine and it started up right away. Saved him a tow bill. I think
we both learned something that day. DON'T CHEAP OUT ON JUMPER CABLES!
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