Looking for heated gear with internal batteries

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by n8mandy, Jan 11, 2020.

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  1. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    Hey fellow inmates,

    I am looking for heated gear that is not 12v wired to the bike, but has rechargable usb batteries.

    Does anyone know if those exist and where to order them?
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  2. Rippin209

    Rippin209 Long timer

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    Amazon has plenty for much less then wired gear costs especially when you add price of controllers and such, the problem is finding gear that doesn't suck, and quality control is hit or miss on much of that stuff, some are great and some are DOA or only work a fraction of how well they should.

    Interested in this, book marking the thread, good luck in your search
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  3. lvscrvs

    lvscrvs Long timer Supporter

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    Gerbing has 7V jackets. As Rippin mentioned there are others on Amazon.

    I have the Gerbing Core Heat which is an older 7V jacket. I think I picked it up on ebay for under $100. First battery died on me pretty early, cost about $40 to replace. Looks like Core Heat's been replaced by the Glyde.

    Gives some good heat in the chest area, and the battery is rechargeable. On full heat I think I get about 3-4 hours useage, longer on lower settings.
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  4. Stasher1

    Stasher1 Been here awhile

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    Milwaukee has a line of battery-powered heated jackets. I've been looking at a couple different models that might work as jacket liners.
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  5. n8mandy

    n8mandy PadreN8

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    n8mandy PadreN8

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    I tried their heated gauntlet gloves on at a Home Depot and they were surprisingly comfortable. I always grab something handlebar sized when I try on motorcycle gloves because I had the problem in the beginning of my riding days of having ones that bunched up I the palms and became uncomfortable. I ordered a pair from Home Depot but mistakenly ordered the L instead of the XL. I'll go to my local store to replace them.
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  7. Urbandrag

    Urbandrag KLiM Beotch!

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    I have a m12 jacket and I upgraded the batt to an M12 XC6.0, warmth all day long but heavy and bulky. The original m12 2.0Ah won't last too long in a motorcycle ride under cold weather.
    Don't ever try to wear the outer jacket in cold weather riding your motorcycle, in despite, it is a thermal insulated jacket, as it don't have a storm flap in the main zipper, this one will freeze and you will feel you are in an open heart surgery.
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  10. Oh2RideMore

    Oh2RideMore Long timer

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    Or you can buy a 14.4 volt lithium battery and a cheap heated vest or jacket. 14.4 packs have 4 18650 batteries in series and are typically used for bike lights. 3 amp versions are available. Amazon, eBay, alibaba
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