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Old 11-02-2011, 12:00 AM   #1
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Halloween

When the service department ran into a problem with adding a second battery the guy asked me if I wanted to leave the trailer so that the manager could take a look. I couldn't leave it because I needed it for trick or treating last night.

I'm the main care giver for my dad who a stroked a year ago and his health has not been the best lately. Usually we barred the gate and turn off the lights to avoid trick or treaters, not that there are even a dozen kids.

I really wanted to get into the spirit of Halloween so I decided to keep my trailer at home in the driveway and hand out candy from there.

My dad used to be so level headed but now flys off the handle at almost anything. He gets mad over nothing. I liked the idea of using my trailer and not worrying about dad eating any of the kids.

I had fun and only turned away one trick or treater that was too lazy to get out of the car. Someday I would love to be at a campground with little kids trick or treating.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:21 AM   #2
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I just got two gel Batteries and took the one deep cycle out and added the two batteries to my trailer - what issues did they run into if I may ask?
adding two batteries isnt really all that hard.

Glad to hear you were able to give candy to the kids without disturbing your father - all in a days work
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Old 11-02-2011, 01:14 AM   #3
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Not enough room for the second battery to sit on the frame without cutting and moving something. Between the electric tongue jack, p tanks, bars hook brackets (can't remember what the correct name is) space is very limited.

Checking into a larger 12v battery as a option.
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Old 11-02-2011, 08:43 PM   #4
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that stinks - hopefully they will get you figured out.

In order to add my 2nd battery I had to trim the battery box handles so the batteries would sit tight together - once I trimmed the handles back the batteries fit like a glove
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When the service department ran into a problem with adding a second battery the guy asked me if I wanted to leave the trailer so that the manager could take a look. I couldn't leave it because I needed it for trick or treating last night.

I'm the main care giver for my dad who a stroked a year ago and his health has not been the best lately. Usually we barred the gate and turn off the lights to avoid trick or treaters, not that there are even a dozen kids.

I really wanted to get into the spirit of Halloween so I decided to keep my trailer at home in the driveway and hand out candy from there.

My dad used to be so level headed but now flys off the handle at almost anything. He gets mad over nothing. I liked the idea of using my trailer and not worrying about dad eating any of the kids.

I had fun and only turned away one trick or treater that was too lazy to get out of the car. Someday I would love to be at a campground with little kids trick or treating.
We were at a campground a year ago and the theme for the weekend was Halloween.We had treats for 450 and passed them all out.I think the kids had more fun having a pretend Halloween than they would have on the real date.
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