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Old 11-03-2013, 08:27 PM   #11
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I pull my battery and put in the basement of the house, they last forever that way. only takes a few minutes to install if I need it
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:34 PM   #12
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I second all responses about plugging in. You won't use that much electricity. I once stored my RV at a place that charged $5 extra per month if you plugged in. They said if you used more than $5 of electricity, you would be charged the extra. Manager told me that the RV's generally don't use more than $3 of electricity if plugged in the entire month.
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:10 PM   #13
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There are other threads here which indicate that WFCO Converters don't go into float mode like they should and can boil your batteries. Either change to a Progressive Dynamics converter, or don't leave your rig plugged in all the time.
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:56 AM   #14
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Thanks for the advice guys. I believe I'm going to go with a timer for 2 hours per day!

It is really nice to have a place to ask these questions.

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Old 11-27-2013, 12:49 PM   #15
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I decided to go with the timer. It's on for a couple of hours a day.

Thanks for all of the reply's .

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Old 11-27-2013, 01:23 PM   #16
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I'd consider a china freight battery tender ($8.95 on sale) pluged in to an extention cord fished through your outside rangehood vent. Assuming you have two coach batteries, and one chassis battery, the current output of about 14v on float with much lower amps will maintain your battery set much better. And you won't be cycling your inverter 120+ times, during the winter storage period. Worked fine for me.
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