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Old 05-31-2015, 11:48 PM   #1
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Smile Question for Bullet Bob Re: Battery Compartment Space

Bob, I'm planning on getting an XLR 375 AMP in the future and I notice on YOUTUBE that there is a single house battery on the right side and a compartment on the left side of the unit for a second battery.
I am planning on boondocking and dry parking. And putting four six volt golf batteries in a battery bay to support a solar system with associated equipment. Inverter, controller and whatever other periphery necessary to facilitate a solar energy system.
It appears to me from what I can observe looking at the YouTube video's that the XLR 375 AMP is not going to be too freindly to my design.
From your experience and insight do you see that there is much for me to be concerned about regarding my concern about building a four battery bay on the XLR 375 AMP?
While I have you on the line, I would like to ask you another question.
The biggest factor in choosing the XLR 375 AMP is that appears to me that if my DW and I should want to park overnight and wish to not open up any slides, that we will still be able to access the refrigerator, lavatory and bedroom.
Can you confrim and verify this?
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:19 AM   #2
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I have 2016 375 AMP and you will not be able to access the refrigerator without opening the slides. We love our 375 because of the residential refrigerator option and the living room layout of the couch to tv angle.

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Old 06-05-2015, 08:26 AM   #3
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Stan, thank you for your insight!
Would one then be able to get to the refrigerator area from the garage?
Also, how is much access space does your eft side battery compartment have?
I'm considering a solar power system if I go with the 375 AMP
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:34 AM   #4
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Living room slide closed blocks the door from the garage to the kitchen. I have one 12 volt battery in each compartment because of the residential refrigerator inverter, but might be tight getting two 6 volts in each compartment. There is enough room, would have to make a special frame to accommodate two 6 volt batteries, but could be done.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:55 AM   #5
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That's encouraging.
I'm in a pickle, though.
When I had an F-250 7.3, I was hankering for a Voltage.
Now I have a Dodge DRW '09
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:57 AM   #6
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Now I have a Dodge 6.7 and I'm really interested in the XLR 375 AMP. And I don't have to tell you why as you are a happy camper in yours.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:59 AM   #7
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I have a year before I pull the trigger on the rig I choose but that prairie schooner of yours is what I'm interested in
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Old 06-05-2015, 09:00 AM   #8
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Oh, the pickle I'm in is that now the Dodge GCW is just over 15th for my Dodge.
So I will have to upgrade
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Stan, what are you pulling your 375AMP with?
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I also have the residential refrigerator, I'm not sure if the battery is getting charged while plugged into power. Would you know if the inverter needs to be turned on for the battery to charge. The original battery did not last long and I put in an Optima gel battery into it.
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