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Old 01-16-2014, 08:09 PM   #1
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New 5th Battery! I don't get it.Help

Im a boat guy and on all my boat's I ever owned there was always a battery switch! But not on my new Puma Unleashed. I know that most of the time the RV will be plugged in. why not a cut off switch of some kind. Now if I install a cut off switch @ the Battery. If the switch is off, the battery can't be charged when plugged in correct? Thanks for Any insight on this .

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Old 01-16-2014, 08:21 PM   #2
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Old 01-16-2014, 08:21 PM   #3
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only use the battery disconnect when the trailer is being stored or not used.the battery will not be charged when the disconnect is activated.

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Old 01-16-2014, 08:25 PM   #4
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I installed a battery disconnect switch on our travel trailer. I found out that there are things (alarms, etc..) that run off the battery all the time thus creating a constant drain on the batteries. I installed it to the negative side of the battery. I set the switch to the position which connects the negative terminal of the batteries to the trailer ground when I want to charge the batteries using the inverter. When the battery is charged I set the switch so that the negative terminal is disconnected from the trailer ground. This allows my batteries to stayed charged for a longer amount of time.
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:07 PM   #5
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OK Thank You . We really like our Puma. Just want to understand things a little more. again Thanks everyone.
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