Solar Fence Charger- Which one should I buy?

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backhoeboogie

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There's too many questions to answer.

How long of a run are you going to have. Are you going to hold cows, calves or a bull?

I've got the cheap one from TSC and it works just fine when I use it. I also have a good ground in a pond. Mostly I use it to keep neighbors cows out of my hay fields. I'd never use one on one of my own fences.
 
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ffamom

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We are going to fence cows and calves out of a new t-85 field that will need tops to make it through the winter. Plot is only 5 acres, but next year we would move the fence to create new t-85 fields...5 to 10 acres at a time.
 

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Skip the solar charger and get regular 12V charger with two batteries. Charge one while the other is in use. I have had a couple of solars, and neither can keep up over the winter due to lack of sun, so you wind up having to charge the battery anyway.
 

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IMO a Parmak 12 volt is the best solar charger.Be sure you spend a good bit of time properly grounding it for maximum effectiveness and life of charger.
 

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