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Old 09-18-2015, 11:32 AM   #1
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Latest mod to my 3050s

Just added a built-in voltmeter wired directly to the batteries. I was tired of taking the step off every time I was boondocking to check the state of charge. The toggle switch obviously turns the voltmeter on and off. Mounted the voltmeter and switch to a standard house wallplate. Had to use a dremel so they would fit on the wallplate.
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Old 09-18-2015, 02:22 PM   #2
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Very nice professional looking installation. Did you have any problems routing the wiring down to the batteries?
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Old 09-18-2015, 09:30 PM   #3
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Not really. I already installed an inverter in the compartment to the left of the door. So I dropped a line into that compartment and hooked it to the battery cables that I already had running directly to the batteries.
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Old 09-19-2015, 07:33 PM   #4
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Parts list would be helpful. I am lazy and you already done the hard part.


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Old 09-19-2015, 08:03 PM   #5
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Nice little install. Been meaning to do the same...unscrewing and removing step to check batteries getting old. Now I have to copy your install.
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Old 09-19-2015, 08:25 PM   #6
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Ordered these from Amazon.com and used a standard rocker switch.
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Old 09-20-2015, 05:34 PM   #7
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Nice install!
But wall plate looks about $5 more than big box stores.
Search Results for¬*80405¬*at The Home Depot
should have different colors also.
Another nice inexpensive MOD
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Old 09-20-2015, 05:37 PM   #8
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BTW, Did you put in an 2-gang electrical box?
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Old 09-20-2015, 06:41 PM   #9
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Could not find this style in black at HD or BLowes. No 2 gang box. Wallplate screwed to the wall. Didn't see a need for it since it was 12v. I did install a 1 gang box for the inverter outlet I installed below this though.
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:32 PM   #10
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Nice mod
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